WE BUILD ROCKETS.
GILMOUR SPACE is a venture-backed Australian rocket company developing new capabilities for launching small satellites to space.
Founded by two brothers in 2013, this Queensland startup is now one of Australia's leading space companies pioneering new and innovative hybrid propulsion technologies that will offer lower cost access to space.
ALL ORBITS. ALL PLANETS ®
Record Hybrid Rocket Testfires
Gilmour Space was the first private company to successfully scale up our proprietary hybrid rocket engine, achieving a class record of 80 kN of thrust in a 17-second test fire.
Space Veterans Join Advisory Board
We proudly welcomed ex NASA Deputy Administrator, Professor Dava Newman, and ex-Shuttle Commander Colonel Pamela Melroy as senior advisors to the board. (Col Pam Melroy has since stepped down to be NASA's Deputy Administrator.)
One Vision Launch Attempt
We successfully demonstrated our small rocket mobile launch capability, however our One vision suborbital test rocket suffered an anomaly just seconds before launch. While disappointing, the test has provided valuable learnings for our next rocket.
Gilmour signs SSI with Aus Space Agency
Gilmour Space signed a Statement of Strategic Intent and Cooperation with the Australian Space Agency as a demonstration of our commitment to launching Australia to space.
Gilmour signs Space Machines Company for first Eris rocket
Gilmour Space and Griffith University aim high with new MOU
Griffith University has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Gold Coast company Gilmour Space Technologies that will see Low Earth Orbit (LEO) prototype satellites developed locally and deployed for launch in 2023.
Gilmour Space rockets ahead with $61M Series C funding
Largest private equity raise by a space company in Australia led by US-based Fine Structure Ventures, including Australian VCs Blackbird and Main Sequence, Queensland Investment Corporation, and superannuation funds HESTA, Hostplus and NGS Super.
Gilmour Space fires up with Australia's largest rocket engine test
At just over 110 kilonewtons (or 25,000 pound-force) of thrust, the test generated enough force to lift four SUVs off the ground — a significant demonstration of space and launch capability by an Australian SME.
MMIC win for Australian Space Manufacturing Network
The ASMN led by Queensland-based Gilmour Space Technologies has won a $52M grant to grow sovereign space manufacturing in Australia under the Federal Modern Manufacturing Initiative - Collaboration (MMIC) grant for Space.
Gilmour wins contract to build and launch prototype Defence sat
Gilmour Space Technologies, has been selected to develop and launch a new sovereign surveillance satellite for the Department of Defence.
Full duration test fire of new third stage Phoenix rocket engine
Gilmour Space has unveiled a new 3D printed liquid rocket engine that will power the third stage of its Eris rocket to orbit.
CST signs with Gilmour Space for the launch of 50kg to LEO
Commercial Space Technologies Ltd (CST) has signed an agreement with Australian launch provider, Gilmour Space Technologies, to offer a launch capacity of up to 50 kilograms on their Eris Block 1 vehicle.
InnovationAus Excellence Award
Winner of Space & Remote Automation Award
Mayor's Innovation Award
Gold Coast Business Excellence Award, July 2021
Business of the Year (SME)
Australian Space Awards 2020
Launch Business of the Year
Australian Space Awards 2020
Advanced Manufacturing Award
Advance Awards 2019