Space: Global Connections – Global Growth – by Enterprise Europe Network

Find out more about what is happening in the Global Space arena, with guests from around the world! About this Event At this virtual event we will explore what is happening in the Global Space arena, with guests from around the world attendees will find out more about; Global Information Platforms Introduction to Space Ventures […]

Backers: Shipping, Testing, Launch & Assembly Update

Saturn V rocket

Hi all, Last week was slow whilst we waited on parts delivery from the US & Germany (LP2985 & LSM9DS1). We have now received these parts. This week we are continuing to ship the KIT versions of AmbaSat-1. For those who chose Sensor 07, please expect an email with a purchase link to that sensor. […]

June Meeting with Interorbital Systems & Launch Date Update


Martin from AmbaSat and Randa from Interorbital Systems (IOS) had an online meeting earlier this week. Randa reported that: Interorbital is currently testing the Neptune rocket guidance system. This includes both hardware & software elements There is an upcoming large engine test for N2 Shutdown due to Covid has affected licence dates so any launch […]

Packing and Shipping

Just a quick update to let backers know that we are still packing and shipping the kit versions of the satellite. We’ll have an update on the assmebled satellites shortly but all looking good. We’ve completed shipping for *almost all* of Sensor kits for sensors 01, 02, 04, 05. Sensor 03 & 06 – about […]

Weekend Work – Shipping Satellite Kits

Just a quick update to say thank you so much to everyone for such fantastic support! We have been literally swamped with orders and as a consequence had to temporarily suspend purchase options in the AmbaSat online shop. All being well we can open the online store again this coming week so if you’re looking […]

First AmbaSat-1 ASSEMBLED Satellite Boards

Very pleased to report that we have received the first assembled AmbaSat-1 Satellite Boards. Thanks to everyone at Mowden and the team here who have worked hard to make this possible. We’ll shortly be fitting and configuring solarboards & sensor boards and all boards will be fully tested before shipping.

PRESS RELEASE: June 2020 – AmbaSat Receives Funding for New Spacecraft Development

June 2020: AmbaSat Ltd, based in North Yorkshire, UK receives 40% PAPI (Product And Process Innovation) grant to build new spacecraft. PAPI is managed by the University of York and part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund. Martin Platt, AmbaSat Ltd Co-Founder and CEO says “The PAPI grant enables us to rapidly accelerate our growth […]

Skyrora Webinar – June 3rd

AmbaSat Co-Founder Martin Platt will be on the panel at Skyrora’s next Webinar event which is scheduled for June 3rd at 15:00 BST. The topic will be ‘Space Innovation and Environmental Responsibility’. Come along and join the webinar. Register for the event at:

AmbaSat-1 Production Line Assembly STARTS

NEWS – 27th May 2020 – AmbaSat-1 Low Earth Orbit Satellites are now on the assembly production line here in the UK. Thank you to everyone at Mowden Controls for all their hard work in getting us into their production schedule. ASSEMBLED AmbaSat-1s are now coming off the production line!

AmbaSat bootloaders installed on ATMEGA Chips

Today we’ve been loading the AmbaSat bootloader onto the ATMEGA328 chips in readiness for our assembly partner (Mowden) who will be building the assembled versions of AmbaSat-1 later this week. A few pictures from the process. We had a lunch break and a bite to eat. Couldn’t find any fish to go with the chips […]