Tees Valley Mayor visits AmbaSat course, Egglescliffe School

Tees Valley Mayor, Ben Houchen pays a visit to our AmbaSat Satellite class at Egglescliffe School, March 2020. Martin Platt, co-founder at AmbaSat commented “The AmbaSat Satellite building course provides UK students with the ultimate hands-on STEM and Space technology building experience and is an ideal path towards a STEM career. Thank you to Tees Valley […]

Backer Update

Dear all,We were able to dispatch another batch of AmbaSat-1 satellite kits last week. Supplies though are still slow and JLCPCB – our PCB supplier – has indicated that they have shipped another batch of PCBs to us (about 80) so when we receive those we’ll be able to continue with shipping. Apologies for the […]

AmbaSat 10-week course begins

Friday 28th February 2020 – Egglescliffe School & Sixth Form College, Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom. An excellent launch today of our first 10-week course at Egglescliffe School & Sixth Form College. Thanks to all staff and the 25 students who are taking part in the satellite course. The introduction PowerPoint presentation is now available for download […]

Press Release February 2020: AmbaSat Ltd – Skyrora Limited

Edinburgh, Scotland. 19th February 2020. AmbaSat Ltd today signed with Skyrora Limited for a collaborative orbital Space mission within the next 24 months. Skyrora Limited is a launch vehicle development company based in Edinburgh, Scotland. Combining proven rocket technology with modern manufacturing methods, Skyrora aim to cater for the growing global demand in the small […]

AmbaSat visit to Skyrora, Scotland

We had a fantastic visit this week to Skyrora in Edinburgh, Scotland. Skyrora Limited is a rocket launch vehicle development company. Thank you very much to Alex, Katie & Derek of Skyrora for a great day and for showing us around the Skyrora facilities. We really enjoyed the tour and it was great to meet […]

AmbaSat-1 TV Appearance

One of AmbaSat-1’s backers, Svetoslav Alexandrov was recently interviewed on Bulgarian National TV and talked about sending his AmbaSat-1 Satellite into Low Earth Orbit. Here is a link to the YouTube video: And Svetoslav’s original Tweet: Svetoslav Alexandrov@Zvezdichko·Feb 13 “I had the opportunity to speak on Bulgarian National SKAT TV Channel about Solar Orbiter and […]

PCB order quotas from China

COVID-19: There are ongoing supply issues with AmbaSat-1 sensor boards and solar boards from our PCB supplier in China. We are currently being restricted to maximum order quantities of 20 of each board type (mainboard, sensors & solarboard). We’ve just placed further PCB orders today. Delivery via DHL is indicated to be about 7 days. […]

AmbaSat-1 Kits Shipping and Progress Update

We’ve been working hard this week to ship the third batch of AmbaSat-1 Satellite Kits. Our PCB supplier is now back online but not yet fully operational. We will be ramping-up deliveries as more supplies start to come through. For those backers who’ve specified a KIT and are in one of the below sensor groups, […]

Production, Delivery and the Coronavirus

First, we’d just like to say that our thoughts and prayers go out to all those affected both directly and indirectly by the coronavirus outbreak. How is the coronavirus affecting our production? Whilst we design, develop and assemble parts and kits here in the UK, our PCBs – mainboard, solarboard and eight sensor boards – […]

Backer Update – First AmbaSat-1 Satellite Kits Now Shipping!

A momentous occasion! We are very pleased to announce shipping of the first batch of AmbaSat-1 Satellite Kits. Thank you to all Sensor-01 backers who have already replied to last week’s email. For those of you who have indicated that you are happy to do a full self-assembly, we have begun shipping your kits out. […]