York Space Systems Expands Facility to Speed Up Spacecraft Production

Posted: Nov. 5, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – York Space Systems announced plans Oct. 29 to expand production facilities for its S-Class satellites. The Denver-based company that currently produces ten to 12 satellites per year will be able to produce 50 satellites in 2020 and hundreds of satellites annually in the future, York Executive Chairman Chuck Beames told SpaceNews.
York’s first satellite, sent into orbit in May on a Rocket Lab Electron rocket, is working well, Beames said, which could explain why customers are signing contracts to purchase more. “Flight heritage is a big risk reducer,” added the retired U.S. Air Force colonel.

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