Solutions

flexible off-the-shelf solutions. in space and on the ground.

Whatever your space project, we’ve got the solutions to help you simplify and maximise your mission through our innovative flight and ground software products.

  • Building a unique CubeSat

    Learn how to quickly build a CubeSat on a budget that will actually work and make your mission a success.

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  • Developing missions at scale

    Learn how to simplify and streamline your mission development, integration and operations to maximise your potential.

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  • Delivering space-based services and data

    Learn how to design, grow and manage heterogeneous space systems for the maximum outcome at lower cost.

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  • Working on an academic project

    Learn how to save cost on licencing for academic projects, collaborate with global teams and even get your mission sponsored.

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50+

spacecraft launched

35+

global customers

12

years of experience

30+

spacecraft currently in orbit

Product

Flight Software Development Kit

Unique development environment for mission-specific flight software

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Product

Mission Control Software

Easy-to-use monitoring and control of onboard changes during development and flight

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OUR TECHNOLOGY IS FLIGHT-PROVEN

Case studies

it’s the results that count

Browse our case studies to learn how we help our clients reach for the stars. Whatever the challenge, we always aim to create solutions that deliver the best possible results.

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OS-VOLT

OS-VOLT is a true testament to our upcoming HELIX suite of space software products. Find out how HELIX will be used to boost this pioneering multi-million mission.

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FARADAY PHOENIX

The Faraday Phoenix mission enables multiple third-party payloads to ‘rideshare ’ on a single satellite platform, providing fast and low-cost access to space.

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CASE

Targeting the Internet of Things (IoT) market, CASE CubeSat was a pilot spacecraft to demonstrate the proposed service.

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IOD-1 GEMS

The IOD-1 mission was the key first step in the OMS’s GEMS programme roll-out to test commercial viability of the service and prove the concept and technology.

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PICASSO

Developed for the European Space Agency, PICASSO CubeSat is designed to investigate the upper layers of Earth’s atmosphere.

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SEAHAWK

The SeaHawk project observes the changing biology of the ocean surface and its implication for various maritime applications.

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OUR NEWS AND STORIES

News & Events

Faster and Cheaper Delivery of Space-Based Insights at GEOINT 2024

We are thrilled to announce that we are taking part in the GEOINT 2024 Symposium from May, 5th to 8th in Kissimmee, Florida.

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News & Events

Bright Ascension and Nominal Systems Announce Partnership

We are thrilled to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Nominal Systems, a provider of digital twinning simulation systems. The agreement signifies the beginning of a collaborative…

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Bright Ascension Helix Software

We Secure £2.25M Investment to Accelerate HELIX Products to Market Release

We are thrilled to announce the successful closure of a £2.25M investment round through a convertible loan from Scottish Enterprise, Capital for Colleagues (C4C) and other investors in the company. 

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Bright Ascension and Third Planet Orbital Announce Partnership

We are thrilled to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Third Planet Orbital Ltd, a supplier of off-the-shelf functionally standardised small satellite buses. The agreement commits both…

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How to Choose Top-Tier Mission Control Software

We have put together a short and comprehensive guide to help you navigate the complex landscape of options available on the market to ensure you get the best-in-class mission control…

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The Bright Ascension Team

We Strengthen Our Leadership Team Ahead of HELIX Launch

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Patricia Druken as our new Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Laura Calder as the new Chief Finance Officer (CFO).

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Bright Ascension Nominated Second Largest Partner in OS-VOLT Mission for ESA

We are so thrilled to have been selected to head onboard and ground software development for the 3-year OS-VOLT mission.

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