Company Profile

Vector Launch Inc (AKA: Vector Space Systems)
Profile last edited on: 12/26/2018      CAGE: 7MLT0      UEI: FMUQQQKPA973

Business Identifier: Next generation of micro launch vehicles and space platforms
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Location Information

824 East 16th Street
Tucson, AZ 85719
   (661) 547-9779
Location: Multiple
Congr. District: 02
County: Pima

Public Profile

Headquartered in Tucson, AZ with facilities also in Los Alamitos, CA and San Jose, CA., describing itself as a nanosatellite launch company comprised of new-space and enterprise software industry veterans from SpaceX, Virgin Galactic, McDonnell Douglas, Boeing, Sea Launch and VMware, Vector Launch has raised serious external capital within a short period of the firm being founded. The firm is described as a disruptive entity focused on building the next generation of micro launch vehicles and space platforms designed to enable the growing micro space industry with affordable, frequent and targeted rides to space. The organizing theme is effectively to connect space startups and innovators with dedicated, affordable and reliable launch services, enabling platforms and vehicles to access space efficiently and in a more optimized way than ever before possible

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Most Recent SBIR Projects

Year Phase Agency Total Amount
2018 2 NASA $874,691
Project Title: Flight Demonstration of a Micropump-based Stage Pressurization System

Key People / Management

  James Cantrell -- Co-Founder and CEO

  Eric Besnard -- CTO and Co-Founder

  Christopher Bostwick

  James Bostwick

  Shaun B Coleman -- Chief Sales and Marketing Officer & SVP/GM GalacticSky

  Darren Garber -- Vice President of Satellite Systems & Chief Scientist

  John Garvey -- COO and Co-Founder

  Alex Rodriguez -- Vice President, Government & External Affairs

  Cindi Starner

  Ken Sunshine -- Co-Founder