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GILMOUR SPACE is a venture-funded Australian rocket company developing new capabilities for launching small satellites to space.

Founded by two brothers in 2013, this Queensland-based startup is now one of Australia's leading space companies pioneering new and innovative hybrid propulsion technologies with the goal of providing lower cost access to space. 

Gilmour Space launched Australia's first privately developed hybrid rocket in 2016. It was also a world-first demonstration of a rocket launch using 3D printed fuel.

RASTA Test Launch
07 2016

The Queensland-based company was one of the first space startups in Australia to receive significant venture capital investment, totalling $27 million to date.

Series A & B Venture Funding
06 2017 | 08 2018

Gilmour Space signs a Space Act Agreement to work with NASA on various space research, development and education initiatives.

NASA Space Act Agreement
03 2018

Gilmour Space is the first private company globally to successfully scale up its proprietary hybrid rocket engine, achieving a class record of 80 kN of thrust in a 17-second test fire.

Record Hybrid Rocket Testfires

Gilmour Space is proud to welcome ex NASA Deputy Administrator, Professor Dava Newman, and ex-Shuttle Commander Colonel Pamela Melroy as senior advisors to the board.

Space Veterans Join Advisory Board
07 2018

In February, it unveiled a rapid response mobile launcher that it had developed for launch; the first to be developed for commercial use in the Southern Hemisphere.

Mobile Launch Platform Unveiled
02 2019

Gilmour Space signs strategic agreement with the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) to collaborate on advanced rocket technology research, testing and STEM initiatives.

Gilmour Space & USQ To Collaborate
JUNE 2019

Gilmour Space's second suborbital test rocket suffered an anomaly on the launch pad, which resulted in the premature end of the mission. However, the company did successfully test and demonstrate its light rocket mobile launch capability.

One Vision Launch Attempt
JUL 2019

Gilmour Space is teaming up with Melbourne-based Titomic Limited to explore the use of new 3D printed materials for the production of high-performance rocket and space components.

Gilmour Space teams up with Titomic
OCT 2019

To Space, the Moon, Mars, and to the Stars. Our vision, our logo...and now a new look for 'Gilmour Space' as we rocket into the future!

Welcome to the new 'Gilmour Space'
OCT 2019

Gilmour Space signed a Statement of Strategic Intent and Cooperation with the Australian Space Agency as a demonstration of our commitment to launch Australia to space.

Gilmour Space signs SSI with Aus Space Agency
DEC 2019

A Cooperative Research Centres Projects grant has been awarded to Gilmour Space Technologies and the University of Southern Queensland to manufacture new composite parts for rockets.

Gilmour Space, USQ awarded $3M CRC-P grant
FEB 2020