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Founded Year

2017

Stage

Series A | Alive

Total Raised

$17.92M

Valuation

$0000 

Last Raised

$12.64M | 1 yr ago

About Dawn Aerospace

Dawn Aerospace is a company focused on space transport and satellite propulsion in the aerospace industry. The company offers services such as delivering hardware to space, positioning satellites on orbit, and returning products to Earth. Dawn Aerospace primarily serves the space industry. It was founded in 2017 and is based in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Headquarters Location

Christchurch,

New Zealand

+31 6 4120 0882

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Dawn Aerospace Patents

Dawn Aerospace has filed 1 patent.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • antennas (radio)
  • rocket engines
  • rocket propulsion
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Application Date

Grant Date

Title

Related Topics

Status

8/5/2021

Rocket propulsion, Spacecraft propulsion, Antennas (radio), Rocketry, Rocket engines

Application

Application Date

8/5/2021

Grant Date

Title

Related Topics

Rocket propulsion, Spacecraft propulsion, Antennas (radio), Rocketry, Rocket engines

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Application

Latest Dawn Aerospace News

Dawn Aerospace – Senior Certification Engineer (Space Launch)

Feb 14, 2024

Our Mission – fly to space twice in a day. This is a substantial, complex project and we are looking for an experienced certification engineer to lead the planning and delivery of all tasks to achieve certification of spaceplane operations. What you will do:  Ensure novel system design meets applicable engineering standards.  Plan means of compliance and demonstrate compliance to authorities, even where existing standards are not directly applicable and are unprecedented.  Coordinate with all Space Launch teams the timely delivery of high-quality evidence to support spaceplane operations certification.  Form robust arguments to underwrite airworthiness of unmanned aircraft operations in the areas of design, production, maintenance, operations, and training within the aviation system.  Complete hazard analyses associated with unmanned aircraft systems and provide advice to Space Launch Programme engineers on appropriate mitigations.  Complete risk assessments and safety cases addressing all sources of risk to the safety of unmanned rocket-powered aircraft flight test operations.  Provide advice to all Space Launch Programme team members on all aspects relating to certification of unmanned aircraft and space launch operations.  Plan and coordinate resources to achieve certification milestones ahead of flight test campaigns in a timely manner.  Understand rules that regulate the national aviation system, and pre-emptively solve issues in integrating unmanned aircraft operations seamlessly into the system. About Dawn Aerospace Our mission is to accelerate the next generation of space users with scalable and sustainable ways to deliver the things they care about from Earth to Space, and from Space to everywhere else. We’re building a spaceplane, a cutting-edge launch vehicle that combines the performance of a rocket with the rapid reusability and economic model of an aircraft. We’re also the fastest-growing supplier of green propulsion systems for satellites in the world. Our turnkey systems manoeuvre satellites in space and deorbit them at the end of their lifetimes. For more on job requirements, see here. Link to careers site: https://www.dawnaerospace.com/spacelaunchjobs Team Lead – Operations and Certification (Space Launch) Our Mission – fly to space twice in a day. We need a leader to develop and guide the Operations and Certification Team to best contribute to mission success. This is a substantial, complex project and we are looking for an experienced flight operations and certification leader with strong technical experience and a practical, can-do attitude. What you will do:  Work with internal and external stakeholders to build relationships and ensure alignment.  Take ownership and accountability for your team’s performance  Together with your team, certify and conduct spaceplane operations.  Manage the team’s project schedules and budgets, and coordinate resources.  Lead the interface with NZCAA (New Zealand Civil Aviation Authority), NZSA (New Zealand Space Agency), Airways, and other external stakeholders with the support of your team.  Coordinate certification information, obtaining and maintaining the required licenses for spaceplane operations.  Work with other Space Launch Programme teams to plan, coordinate, execute, and report on spaceplane operations and flight testing.  Hold responsibility for spaceplane operations risk assessment and system safety.  Hold responsibility for the provision of training and competency assessment of spaceplane operations crew.  Take ownership of spaceplane operations and maintenance documentation.  Oversee the maintenance of the spaceplane and mission control systems.  Oversee decisions that affect all operational matters of the spaceplane and mission control systems, particularly in piloted control and human-machine interface areas.  Hold responsibility for managing projects to integrate and operate with customer payloads. About Dawn Aerospace Our mission is to accelerate the next generation of space users with scalable and sustainable ways to deliver the things they care about from Earth to space, and from space to everywhere else. We’re building a spaceplane, a cutting-edge launch vehicle that combines the performance of a rocket with the rapid reusability and economic model of an aircraft. We’re also the fastest-growing supplier of green propulsion systems for satellites in the world. Our turnkey systems manoeuvre satellites in space and deorbit them at the end of their lifetimes.

Dawn Aerospace Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Dawn Aerospace founded?

    Dawn Aerospace was founded in 2017.

  • Where is Dawn Aerospace's headquarters?

    Dawn Aerospace's headquarters is located at Christchurch.

  • What is Dawn Aerospace's latest funding round?

    Dawn Aerospace's latest funding round is Series A.

  • How much did Dawn Aerospace raise?

    Dawn Aerospace raised a total of $17.92M.

  • Who are the investors of Dawn Aerospace?

    Investors of Dawn Aerospace include Movac, Icehouse Ventures, GD10 Ventures, European Space Agency, European Commission and 7 more.

  • Who are Dawn Aerospace's competitors?

    Competitors of Dawn Aerospace include Pipeline2Space and 7 more.

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