Millennium Space Systems plans ALTAIR-1 Technology Pathfinder launch

Millennium Space Systems said it has inked a contract for launch services with NanoRacks LLC of Webster, Texas, to launch its ALTAIR-1 Pathfinder satellite into Low Earth Orbit (LEO) this summer via cargo resupply to the International Space Station (ISS).

The ALTAIR platform will demonstrate and flight qualify key technologies developed in house by Millennium Space in Guidance, Navigation and Control (GN and C); Avionics and Flight Computing; Advanced Onboard Processing; Electrical Power and Distribution; and Software Defined Radio Communications.

The ALTAIR platform provides “mind numbing performance in a small form factor”, advancing DARPA´s original investment into SeeMe, and fueled by internal company IRAD, focusing on our customer needs into next generation high performance space systems for LEO, GEO, and deep space missions that are responsive, resilient, high performance and affordable.

Millennium Space Systems is a privately held, employee-owned company founded in November 2001, providing alternate, relevant and affordable solutions to today´s aerospace challenges. The company designs flight systems and develops associated mission and system solutions for National Security Space, Department of Defense, NASA and Civil Space and commercial customers.