Blue Canyon Technologies Reaches a Dozen Spacecraft On-Orbit

Small satellite manufacturer Blue Canyon Technologies (BCT) announced it has now reached a total of 12 spacecraft on-orbit with the launch of its latest satellite deployed earlier this year. All of the spacecraft buses are operational and currently in various stages of mission operations.

Highlights from some of the company’s recent launches include:

  • Several 6U spacecraft for NASA-sponsored programs for earth-observation and deep space science
  • Multiple Microsats and 6U spacecraft for government sponsored programs

BCT is currently building more than 60 spacecraft for government, commercial and academic missions. Many of these spacecraft are planned for launch in the second half of 2019.

In May, the company announced it will provide 12 precision pointing platforms, built on the company’s FleXcore™ product, to Capella Space, an information services company providing earth observation data on demand.

Blue Canyon Technologies has doubled in size over the past 12 months and plans to open its new 80,000-square-foot headquarters and production facility next year.

About BCT
Blue Canyon Technologies, Inc., (BCT) a Colorado-based private company founded in 2008 to bring innovative, reliable and affordable solutions to space missions, is an experienced integrator of aerospace systems and developer of advanced aerospace products and technologies. BCT is a vertically integrated spacecraft manufacturer supporting nearly 40 unique missions with over 70 spacecraft. The company currently has more than 50 satellites in production and is developing a new 80,000-square-foot facility for high rate production.

BCT has supported missions for The U.S. Air Force, NASA, The Defense Advanced Research Project (DARPA) and many others and provided the Attitude Control Systems for the first interplanetary CubeSats which successfully traveled to Mars. The company has been recognized with awards including Inc Magazine’s 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies, 2017 Colorado Companies to Watch, and the 2019 Colorado Biz Made in Colorado Emerging Manufacturer Winner.

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