About Us

Benchmark Space Systems is focused on providing the most cost-effective propulsion solution for your Small Satellite mission needs, from simple orbit adjustments to high-agility maneuvers. Our patented and proprietary innovations have been specifically designed to improve safety and capability for spacecraft ranging from 3U through ESPA class.


Benchmark Space Systems current facility supports all aspects of operations with office,laboratory and manufacturing spaces. Additional space is being procured to support planned growth and higher volume manufacturing. A list of some of our essential equipment and software includes:

3D Solid Modeling & Design
Finite Element Analysis
  • ANSYS Mechancical Enterprise
  • Solidworks Simulation
Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • ANSYS Fluent
  • Solidworks Flow Simulation
In-house modeling and simulation codes
Thermal vacuum chamber
  • Vacuum level capability of 10-6 Torr
  • Temperature range  of -80 to 80 Celsius
Vacuum Chamber Hot-Fire Thrust Stand
  • Thrust level capability of 10 mN to 3 N
  • Vacuum level capability of 10-3 Torr
Electronics and Software Test Bench
  • Automated software testing
  • Temperature
  • Mass and volumetric flow rate
  • Pressure
  • Voltage
  • Current
  • Wave forms
3D Printing
  • MakerBot Replicator
  • Formlabs Form
Data Acquisition Software
  • Python
  • LabVIEW
ESD Standard Operating Procedure
Chemical handling SOP


January 21, 2020
Summer 2020 Internship
Description Benchmark Space Systems has openings for our Summer 2020 Internship program. Interns will work closely with engineers to design, build and test the next-generation of chemical propulsion products for small satellites. Interns will gain value knowledge in industry best practices, use of engineering software, and documenting and presenting engineering test results. Responsibilities • Support an interdisciplinary engineering team • Execute engineering test plans • Source hardware components and review Requirements • Currently majoring in an engineering, computer science, or physics program (or closely related field) • Strong written and verbal communication skills • Excellent analytical and mathematical skills Benefits • All internships are paid positions • All interns work directly with engineers and will participate in each step of the design process • Flexible scheduling • Housing stipend is available for out-of-state candidates

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Benchmark Space Systems
12 Gregory Drive, STE 6
South Burlington, VT 05403