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Mission

To make space more accessible and sustainable by providing world-class in-space mobility solutions to our customers and partners

Accessible
Space is a natural resource that should be available for the good of all humanity.
In-Space Mobility
Mobility is enabled through hardware, software and services, allowing for safe and reliable movement in space.
Customers & Partners
We believe in a sustainable in-space ecosystem that will require deep partnerships with like-minded businesses to achieve.
Facilities

Benchmark Space Systems operates out of our headquarters on Lake Champlain in Burlington, VT, with an additional facility in Pleasanton, CA, and offices in the United Kingdom.

Burlington, VT - Systems engineering, analysis, test production of cubesat and microsat products, quality and supply chain management

Pleasanton, CA - Production of ESPA and OTV products, technology development, hot-fire test facility

Aylesbury, England - Westcott Innovation Centre -UK and EU production, operations and program execution

Capabilities

- ISO Class 7 Cleanrooms

- Laminar Flow Hoods

- ESD S20.20 Compliant Workstations

- Component Cleaning and Passivation Lab

-Thermal vacuum chamber  
     -Vacuum level capability of 10-7 Torr
     -Temperature range of -40 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

-Environmental Chambers
     -Temperature range of -40 to 150 Celsius

-Helium Leak Detectors

-Pressure Vessel Proof & Burst Test Station

-Electronics and Software Test Bench
     -Automated software testing
     -Temperature
     -Mass and volumetric flow rate
     -Pressure

-Pneumatic Pressure Test Station
     -Pressures up to 10,000psi

-Ambient Hot-Fire Test Stands (2)
     -Thrust level capability of 1N to 450N



 

- Finite Element Analysis  
     - ANSYS Mechanical Enterprise
     - SolidWorks Simulation

- Computational Fluid Dynamics
     - ANSYS Fluent
     - SolidWorks Flow Simulation

- COMSOL Multiphysics

- In-house modeling and simulation codes

- Thermal Desktop
    - FloCAD
    - RadCAD

- IPC-A-610
- J-STD-001
- IPC/WHMA-A-620

Our Team is Growing

Browse Open Positions
Vermont

California

Expert Leadership Team

Chief Executive Officer
Ryan McDevitt
Chief Operating Officer
Matt Shea
EVP of Business Development & Strategy
Chris Carella
Senior Operations Manager
Wesley Grove
Chief Engineer
Jake Teufert
Director of Engineering
Brad Hoover
Vice President of Strategic Initiatives
Peter Woodson
Director of European Operations
Mark Arthur
Vice President of Finance
Matt Bradley

Company History

2017
Benchmark Space Systems founded in S. Burlington, VT
2020
Benchmark acquires Tesseract Space in Bay Area, CA
June 2021
Halcyon Heritage Mission (s) launches on SpaceX Transport 2 rideshare mission
January 2022
Benchmark Space Systems UK Ltd established
December 2022
Halcyon Avant and Starling Ardent Heritage Missions planned
10/6/2022
Benchmark acquires Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation's Metal Plasma Thruster technology
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