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


June 16, 2020
Fall 2020 Internship
Benchmark Space Systems has openings for our Fall 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 valuable 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 About Benchmark Space Systems Benchmark Space Systems was founded in 2017 to serve the rapidly growing small satellite and cubesat market. Our first products, the DFAST and B125 propulsion systems, extend the duration of, and enable new customer missions. Future products will continue to revolutionize the small satellite ecosystem. Benchmark is committed to employee’s professional development, providing formal training and a strong internship program. Benchmark Space Systems is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applications are strongly encouraged by candidates who belong to groups that are underrepresented in STEM fields.

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