LAUNCH SERVICES

 WELCOME TO SPACE CENTRE AUSTRALIA’S HORIZONTAL LAUNCH SERVICE – ORBIT BOY

Experience Cost-Effective Launch Solutions: Orbit Boy offers unparalleled horizontal launch services tailored for small satellites. Our capability ensures cost-effectiveness without compromising on quality or precision.

Flexibility at Your Fingertips: With Orbit Boy, clients have the freedom to select their preferred launch date and location on short notice. Additionally, you have the autonomy to specify the orbit location for your deployed satellite, providing unparalleled flexibility and control over your mission.

Unlock the potential of rapid, discrete, and customizable launch services with Orbit Boy.

1. PREPARATION AND AIRCRAFT LOADING

  • Mission Planning
  • Travel to customer site or delivery of customer payload to one of our convenient locations.
  • Payload processing and integration into fairing capsule.
  • Transport aircraft departs for launch location and altitude.

2. TRANSIT TO LAUNCH LOCATION AND DEPLOYMENT

  • Transit to Launch Location.
  • Deploy Orbit Boy launcher.

3. IGNITION AND FLIGHT TO LEO

  • launcher separates from cradle.
  • Launcher self ignites.
  • Launcher traverses pre-programmed flightpath to LEO segment.
  • Telemetry and tracking at pre-determined SCA Launch and Mission Control SOC.

4. 1ST STAGE SEPARATION

  • 1st Stage Separation at pre-determined altitude.

5. FINAL STAGE SEPARATION

  • Final stage separation.
  • Payload deployment.

Seamless Integration: With Orbit Boy, we seamlessly collect and integrate your payload, launching it directly from the origin airport with minimal turnaround time.

On-Demand Space Transportation: Our launch vehicle pioneers the first-ever on-demand space transportation service, catering to payloads ranging from microsatellites to small satellites. Experience a streamlined process coupled with bespoke customer service, tailored to your unique requirements.

DISCOVER THE ADVANTAGES

Adaptable to Your Needs: Our solution seamlessly adjusts to evolving operational demands, ensuring tactical flexibility when you need it most.

Sovereign Space Access: Experience fully autonomous access to space right from Australia, empowering your endeavors with a sovereign capability.

Efficient Launch Operations: With flexible launch operations catering to Sun-Synchronous Orbit (SSO) and Low Earth Orbit (LEO) profiles, we can task to launch in less than 24 hours.

Versatile Cargo Handling: Our onboard carrier-agnostic roll-on, roll-off package effortlessly integrates with heavy-lift rear-loading aircraft, enhancing adaptability for various payloads.

Proven Technology, Custom Applications: Leverage commercial off-the-shelf technology that’s been rigorously tested and proven adaptable across a myriad of applications.

Reliable Fuel Technology: Benefit from a stable solid fuel first stage offering extended storage shelf life, ensuring readiness whenever the need arises.

Logistics Ready: Our solution can be stockpiled to meet logistics demand, providing peace of mind and operational continuity.

Multi-Payload Deployment: Capable of deploying multiple payloads in a single launch mission, maximising efficiency and cost-effectiveness for your endeavors.

LETS PLAN YOUR NEXT LAUNCH

At Space Centre Australia, meticulous launch planning is at the core of our operations. From conceptualisation to execution, our team of experts orchestrates every detail to perfection. We meticulously analyse factors such as payload requirements, weather conditions, and orbital trajectories to ensure a flawless mission. Our cutting-edge technologies and strategic partnerships enable us to optimise launch timelines and maximize mission success. Whether it’s coordinating with regulatory authorities, international relations or fine-tuning logistical arrangements, we leave no stone unturned in delivering a seamless launch experience. With a commitment to excellence and innovation, we invite you to witness the excitement of space exploration unfold through our meticulously planned launches.

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DISCOVER OUR GLOBAL LAUNCH OPERATIONS LOCATIONS

Space Centre Australia’s Orbit Boy Horizontal Launch platform offers comprehensive coverage across multiple jurisdictions:

  1. United States of America
  2. United Kingdom
  3. Canada
  4. Australia

Wherever your mission takes you, trust SCA and Orbit Boy to deliver reliable and efficient launch services from these strategic locations around the world.

Contact us for all media enquiries

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Mailing Address:
P. O. Box 3161, Cairns, Queensland, Australia, 4870

Locations (Australia):

  • Cairns, Queensland, Australia
  • Weipa, Queensland, Australia

Locations (International):

  • Washington DC, United States of America
  • London, United Kingdom

Hours AEST GMT +10
Mon 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
Tue 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
Wed 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
Thu 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
Fri 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
Sat Closed
Sun Closed

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