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Generation Orbit Wins NASA Contract for Dedicated CubeSat Launch
GO Launcher. (Credit: Generation Orbit)

GOLauncher 2. (Credit: Generation Orbit)

ATLANTA, September 30 2013 (GO PR) — Generation Orbit Launch Services, Inc. (GO) has been selected to launch a group of three 3U CubeSats to a 425 km orbit under NASA’s Enabling eXploration and Technology (NEXT) contract.

Under this competitively awarded, $2.1M commercial procurement, NASA will become the inaugural customer for the company’s new GOLauncher 2 vehicle, currently in development. The NEXT flight is scheduled to take place in 2016. NASA’s Launch Services Program at Kennedy Space Center will be responsible for program management.


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  • September 30, 2013
Generation Orbit Welcomes Max Vozoff as Senior Business Strategist

go2-climbAtlanta, GA, 1 July 2013 (GO PR) — Generation Orbit Launch Services, Inc. (GO) is pleased to welcome Mr. Max Vozoff to the GO team as Senior Business Strategist. In this capacity, Mr. Vozoff will aid in the organization of business development, technical innovation, and risk management strategies. As GO moves forward with development of its GOLauncher 1 and GOLauncher 2 launch vehicles for small payloads, expansion of strategic relationships across the industry value chain will be key in guiding the organization’s success.


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  • July 1, 2013
SpaceWorks Review Shows Sharp Growth Expected in Nano- and Microsat Market

Artist conception of WhiteKnightTwo and LauncherOne. (Credit: Virgin Galactic)

SpaceWorks Enterprise has released an update to its nano- and micro-satellite market analysis study that indicates that between 121 to 188 spacecraft weighing 1-50 kg will need to be launched in 2020.  This is a significant increase from the 33 satellites launched last year.

“The Nano/Microsatellite Market Assessment by SpaceWorks shows that nano/microsatellite launches have grown by an average of 8.6% per year since 2000, with an expected 16.8% growth per year over the next 7 years (2013-2020),” according to a SpaceWorks press release.


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  • February 20, 2013