Bradford to be present at IAC Bremen and ESTEC Open Day

September 25, 2018 From the 1st until 5th of October 2018 Bradford will participate to the 69th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Bremen, Germany. The IAC is the annual gathering of key players within the worldwide satellite industry, and also Bradford Space will be present in Bremen. Come and meet us at the NL Space pavillion.

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Bradford Acquires Heerle Facility, Partners with ING for Growth

July 6, 2018 In a transaction that closed June 29th, 2018, Bradford Engineering BV acquired ownership of its facilities in Heerle, The Netherlands. The transaction was made possible by a partnership with ING bank, which provided a mortgage for the sale. In addition, ING provided substantial credit facilities to fund growth and expansion of Bradford.

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Astranis selects Bradford’s high performance ECAPS thrusters for its spacecraft propulsion

June 14, 2018 Astranis, the San Francisco-based company building the next generation of telecommunications satellites, announced today the selection of Bradford’s high performance green ECAPS propulsion for the Astranis MicroGEO spacecraft.

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Bradford Gloveboxes Featured in BIS/Spaceflight Magazine

March 28, 2018 The March 2018 issue of the BIS/Spaceflight magazine featured an article on the current and upcoming Bradford glovebox facilities on the ISS.

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Bradford Featured in Regional SME Magazine

December 13, 2017 Recently Bradford had the opportunity to present our company in the Dutch book “Roadtrip langs MKB-parels van West-Brabant”.

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Six ECAPS Space Systems Commissioned Into Service

November 21, 2017 Following the launch of six Planet SkySats on a Minotaur-C rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base on October 31st, 2017...

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VIDEO: Interview with Mathias Persson

October 27, 2017 Continue on to watch an interview with ECAPS’s Mathias Persson regarding the upcoming SkySat launch.

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Upcoming Launch Represents a Major Milestone

October 11, 2017 An upcoming launch of an Orbital ATK Minotaur-C rocket will be carrying six Planet SkySat earth observation satellites, each equipped with...

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Bradford ECAPS Performs “Green” Propellant Loading

September 26, 2017 Bradford ECAPS has now performed the first US “green” propellant satellite fuelling campaign within the Orbital ATK facilities at Vandenberg...

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Bradford Acquires ECAPS

July 7, 2017 Bradford has acquired 100% of the shares of ECAPS AB from SSC (Swedish Space Corporation), resulting in a major expansion into non-toxic spacecraft...

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NASA Completes Assessment on Bradford

June 16, 2017 Recently NASA has completed an independent technical evaluation of the Bradford Reaction Wheel Unit (RWU) product as a potential alternative to the existing...

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Two Gloveboxes Featured on NASA Website

June 14, 2017 NASA has featured an extensive article on two of Bradford glovebox facilities currently on – or planned for delivery in the near future to – the International Spacestation...

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New Record for Bradford Engineering

March 13, 2017 This past January’s successful launch of the first ten next-generation Iridium NEXT satellites aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket set a new record for Bradford Engineering...

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Astronauts Upgrade MSG Glovebox

March 5, 2017 In February, the ISS crew removed the fixed front window of Bradford’s Microgravity Science Glovebox (MSG) and replaced it with a Removable Front Window (RFW) assembly...

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1000th Bradford Product Launched

November 17, 2016 On November 17, 2016, Bradford reached an important milestone in its company’s history with the launch of its 1000th product into space! At 13:06 hrs GMT, an Ariane-5ES...

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Bradford BV acquired by AIAC

November 11, 2016Bradford Engineering BV has been acquired by the American Industrial Acquisition Corporation (AIAC) from the United States, effective November 3rd, 2016. AIAC is a group...

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Bradford Hardware Supports Cygnus CRS-5 Mission

October 18, 2016 Orbital ATK’s Antares launch vehicle successfully returned to flight, placing the Cygnus CRS-5 spacecraft into orbit. Bradford contributes hardware to each of Orbital ATK’s Cygnus...

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Single Launch with Bradford Components on Five Satellites

September 16, 2016 The European light launch vehicle Vega performed its seventh flight on September 16, carrying five satellites into orbit. Although the satellites are for two...

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Third Cool Gas Generator aboard PROBA2 Successfully Fired

June 17, 2016 Today Bradford and TNO successfully conducted a test firing of a Cool Gas Generator (CGG) onboard the PROBA2 satellite. Team members of both Bradford and TNO were present...

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