AmbaSat High Altitude Launch (HAB) reaches 35km

An exciting collaboration with the teams at Hi-Impact and Mosslands School near Liverpool achieve AmbaSat-1’s first UK High Altitude Balloon (HAB) launch, reaching an altitude of almost 35km! The launch took place at Welshpool, Wales and on the day, the weather was calm with a light southerly breeze. We spent the morning with the team […]

Trade Mission to Malaysia

We’re excited to be one of the 15 delegates of the #NorthernPowerhouse virtual trade mission to #Malaysia and looking forward to establishing new partnerships with schools and universities delivering #AmbaSatSTEM and #stem learning opportunities in Malaysia and worldwide #spaceengineering @bmullin72@philomena_chen@tradegovuk_YH@tradegovuk_NW@tradegovuk_NE@bmccmalaysia

Year 5 Students Design Rockets and Satellites

Bradford Grammar School

Thanks to Tim Rogers of Future Transformation for inviting us along today to present AmbaSat at Bradford Grammar School. We met very inquisitive Year 5 students from a number of local Bradford primary schools. They were each set the task of designing a satellite and rocket combination and came up with some truly visionary future […]

AmbaSat in Education – STEM Course

Students from The Mosslands School complete the AmbaSat “Build Your Own Space Satellite” Course Not even the sky is the limit for thirty lucky students at The Mosslands School, Wirral. A week-long ‘Space’ programme started with an intensive day-long lesson with AmbaSat’s “Build Your Own Space Satellite” course, culminating in a Friday High Altitude Balloon […]

AmbaSat at Space-comm Farnborough, London. July 2021

A huge thank you to everyone who stopped by to say hello at the AmbaSat exhibition stand at Space-comm, Farnborough on the 7th-8th July 2021. It was fantastic to meet and chat with so many enthusiastic AmbaSat supporters over the two show days. An unbelievably busy two days and apologies that we didn’t get chance […]

New AmbaSat Kits NOW IN STOCK!

It’s been a long few months wait but we’re pleased to announce that starting today, May 29th we now have a limited stock of the new AmbaSat Space Satellite Kits. You’ve probably seen the news about the problems faced by Apple/Tesla/Samsung etc and the worldwide shortage of ‘chips’. If you haven’t, then check out the […]

Villanova CubeSat Club Makes First AmbaSat High Altitude Balloon (HAB) Flight

Congratulations to The Villanova CubeSat Club on their recent first ever high-altitude balloon (HAB) launch! The project featured an AmbaSat-1 Satellite with a BME-680 pressure, temperature, and humidity sensor onboard. Faculty advisor Dr. Alan Johnston says:“AmbaSat has been a great project for the students so far. The Villanova CubeSat Club backed the project on Kickstarter […]

Meet the new C4DI members taking their business to new heights!

Technology and environmental specialists AmbaSat have joined the C4DI community with a mission to give every individual, student, engineer and explorer the opportunity to build and launch their very own satellite into space.  AmbaSat co-founders Martin Platt and Marcel Houtveen have worked together in a range of industries and have now come together to apply […]

Backer Update March 2021

AmbaSat Kits

Dear all, We’re pleased to announce that 95% of kits have now shipped. If you have not received your kit yet, then: a) You may be part of the GPS sensor group. If this is the case, please expect an update later this month. The prototypes we had made have failed. We think it’s due […]

AmbaSat-1 Deployer #001 Delivered

AmbaSat-1 Deployer

This week we received the first of three AmbaSat-1 Deployer modules. Many thanks to our local firm Prest Engineering for the excellent work in laser-cutting and fabricating these engineering marvels. AmbaSat-1 Deployer 001 is destined for thermal, vibration and P-POD testing. Deployers 002 & 003 will be used for educational and demonstration events and shows. […]