Orbits

Orbex launch operations conducted from Space Hub Sutherland on the A’Mhoine peninsula on the north coast of Scotland provides safe access to high inclination LEO, Polar Orbits and Sun Synchronous Orbits (SSO) with orbital inclinations from 83° to 100°.

This map illustrates the range of accessible launch azimuth.

Sun Synchronous Orbit (SSO)

The figure below shows typical payload performance to a range of sun synchronous orbits for both circular and elliptical orbits including any allowance for range safety requirements.

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Payloads

Dedicated launch for small satellites

The Orbex Prime launch vehicle can place up to 180 kg of customer payloads into Sun Synchronous Orbit (SSO).

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Launch site

Our home spaceport

Space Hub Sutherland, is located on the A’Mhoine peninsula on the north coast of Scotland. Its location makes it the ideal place to launch small satellites into orbit.

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