July 19, 2018 – Partnership with University of Southern California SERC for CubeSat Propulsion

Parabilis Space Technologies, Inc. announced a partnership with the University of Southern California’s Space Engineering Research Center (USC/SERC) of Los Angeles CA to develop a CubeSat-scale maneuvering and orbital transfer stage for NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center.  Parabilis will leverage its years of experience with nitrous oxide/HTPB hybrid motor technologies to package a high-impulse propulsion...Continue reading

December 20, 2017 – Extended Burn Achieved on 3D-Printed RCS Thruster

Parabilis Space Technologies, Inc. of San Marcos, CA announced that it had successfully completed the first round of hotfire testing of an additively manufactured (3D-printed) Reaction Control System Thruster at its Lakeside Test Facility.  The cryogenic oxygen and liquid natural gas thruster testing culminated in a smooth 12-second burn demonstrating thermal steady state operation. “Congratulations...Continue reading

December 8, 2017 – Parabilis Demonstrates Multi-Material 3-D Printing Technology

Parabilis Space Technologies Inc. announced today that it has successfully demonstrated the ability to incorporate prefabricated and dissimilar materials into a single multi-material part.  Under a contract with NASA’s Langley Research Center, pre-fabricated copper, isomolded graphite, and Inconel 718 components were successfully encapsulated and integrated into a printed Inconel base.  Successful encapsulation of non-weldable graphite...Continue reading

October 30, 2017 – Parabilis Test Fires Innovative 3D-Printed Thruster

Parabilis Space Technologies, Inc. of San Marcos, CA announced that it had successfully hotfired an additively manufactured (3D-printed) Reaction Control System Thruster at its Lakeside Test Facility.  “The thruster was successfully fired using cryogenic oxygen and liquid natural gas.  The thruster ignited and ran smoothly for the duration of the test,” said Chris Grainger, Vice...Continue reading

June 8, 2017 – Parabilis Wins NASA Contract to Advance Additive Manufacturing Methods

Parabilis Space Technologies, Inc. of San Marcos, CA announced that it was awarded a contract by NASA to develop a novel additive manufacturing method to enable the use of multiple dissimilar materials in an additively manufactured parent part.  “This additive manufacturing method will be especially beneficial for in-space thrusters and spacecraft structures,” said Chris Grainger,...Continue reading

June 7, 2017 – Parabilis Wins NASA Phase II Contract to Develop Novel Propulsion System for Sample Return Missions

Parabilis Space Technologies, Inc. of San Marcos, CA announced that it was awarded a Phase II contract by NASA to develop an innovative hybrid motor propulsion system utilizing its proprietary Aft-injection, Center Exhaust (ACE) design for use in a Mars sample return mission.  “Sample return from extraterrestrial bodies is critical to the advancement of human...Continue reading

January 3, 2017 – Parabilis Signs Engineering Agreement with Astro Digital to Support Landmapper Small Satellite Constellation

Parabilis Space Technologies, Inc. of San Marcos, CA announced that it entered into an agreement to provide engineering for the Landmapper B-C, a constellation of ten broad coverage satellites (weighing 10kg each) developed by Astro Digital in Mountain View, CA.  The Landmapper B-C system will provide daily imaging of agricultural land at 22 meters resolution,...Continue reading

October 24, 2016 – Parabilis Wins NASA Phase II Contract to Develop Launch Vehicle Upper Stage

Parabilis Space Technologies, Inc., in collaboration with Utah State University (USU), was awarded a Phase II contract to develop a low cost, high performance launch vehicle upper stage that uses hydrogen peroxide and a polymer fuel grain as propellants. Development of this upper stage will fulfill growing mission demands of the extensive CubeSat and NanoSat...Continue reading

July 14, 2016 – Parabilis Signs Engineering Agreement with Southwest Research Institute to Support CYGNSS Small Satellite Constellation

Parabilis Space Technologies, Inc. of San Marcos, CA announced that it entered into an agreement to provide engineering for the Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) developed by Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, TX.  The mission of CYGNSS is to advance cyclone forecasting and tracking methods by studying the relationship between ocean surface properties,...Continue reading

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