Millennium Space Systems Celebrates Six Months of On-Orbit Performance From ALTAIR™ Pathfinder Spacecraft With All Technology Demonstration Mission Objectives Achieved

Posted: December 6th, 2017

Millennium Space Systems announces the successful completion of its ALTAIR™ Pathfinder mission objectives last week as the spacecraft reached its six-month milestone and 4,500 hours of successful operations in low earth orbit. ALTAIR™ Pathfinder was...

Millennium Space Systems Adds a New Flight-Proven ALTAIR™ Spacecraft to its Family of Heritage Spacecraft Through a Successful On-Orbit Deployment From NanoRacks Commercial Launch Service

Posted: June 19th, 2017

Millennium Space Systems announces the successful deployment and operation of its first of many planned ALTAIR™ Pathfinder spacecraft on orbit. The ALTAIR™ Pathfinder was designed to demonstrate the latest innovations in avionics...

ALTAIRTM Pathfinder Spacecraft Ships to Commercial Launch Integrator for Manifest Aboard NASA's International Space Station for Maiden Flight

Posted: December 19th, 2016

Millennium Space Systems announces it has completed the development of and shipped its first ALTAIR™ satellite, a pre-production pathfinder spacecraft designed to demonstrate advanced avionics, guidance & control, additive manufacturing...

Millennium Space Systems Receives Order from SSL for Follow-on Buy of Reaction Wheels

Posted: July 11th, 2016

Millennium Space Systems is pleased to announce that SSL in Palo Alto, CA has placed a follow-on order for 23 RWA-1000 flight reaction wheels.  This follows the original order for 52 reaction wheels now that Millennium has delivered 5 ship sets of those wheels. The repeat procurement from SSL is a testament to the quality...

Millennium Space Systems Expands Full-Service Space Factory to Step up Production to Hundreds of Satellites Each Year

Posted: March 14th, 2016

Millennium Space Systems has officially broken ground on Phase-3 of its manufacturing & production plan, building out an additional 35,000 square feet at its existing spacecraft factory in El Segundo, CA, located two miles south of LAX and adjacent to...

Millennium Space Systems Begins Spacecraft Integration of Air Force's WFOV Testbed

Posted: February 15th, 2016

Millennium Space Systems started spacecraft integration of the United States Air Force’s Wide Field of View (WFOV) Testbed. The WFOV spacecraft bus platform will be functionally integrated, tested and checked out in summer 2016, in preparation for sensor integration. Sponsored by the Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) and managed by...

Millennium Space Systems Announces Summer 2016 Launch of Its ALTAIR-1 Technology Pathfinder via NanoRacks Launch Services as it Readies for Volume Vehicle Production

Posted: January 27th, 2016

Millennium Space Systems has inked a contract for launch services with NanoRacks LLC of Webster, Texas, to launch its ALTAIR-1 Pathfinder satellite into Low Earth Orbit (LEO) this summer via cargo resupply to the International Space Station (ISS)...

Treasurer Grants Incentives To Electric Vehicle and Aerospace Companies [EXTERNAL]

Posted: December 15th, 2015

An economic development agency chaired by State Treasurer John Chiang on Tuesday approved nearly $40 million worth of sales tax exclusions for California’s leading electric vehicle maker and a fast-growing space satellite manufacturer. The action by the California Alternative Energy & Advanced Transportation Financing Authority...

Millennium Space Systems Appoints Michael Todaro as Director of Mission Operations

Posted: November 1st, 2015

Millennium Space Systems is pleased to announce Mike Todaro has joined Millennium as the Director of Mission Operations. Mr. Todaro brings over 20 years of directly applicable on-orbit mission & related ground operations know-how to bolster and operate the Company’s growing operations portfolio of US Government and commercial platforms....

Millennium Space Systems Launches ALTAIR™ Mission Customization Website

Posted: August 7th, 2015

Millennium Space Systems announces the launch of MyALTAIR.com, a user interactive site designed to customize mission concepts based on Millennium's ALTAIR small space platform.  The site is designed as an easy-to-use mission concept tool for mission planners, commercial entrepreneurs, principal investigators and anyone who dreams of...

Millennium Space Systems Begins Production on the First Commercial ALTAIR™ Spacecraft

Posted: August 5th, 2015

Millennium Space Systems proudly announces the first commercial ALTAIR™ spacecraft is now in production. ALTAIR I further validates DARPA's original SeeMe vision of game-changing affordability and responsiveness, coupled with high performance mission capability – ALTAIR™ leverages Millennium's SeeMe design, taking the...

Millennium Space Systems Ships 4 of 52 Flight Reaction Wheels to SSL

Posted: March 3rd, 2015

Millennium Space Systems today announced that it has shipped out their first set of RWA-1000 reaction wheels to commercial customer SSL in Palo Alto, CA. This first delivery—under a contract from SSL which was inked just four months ago—establishes Millennium's entry into the commercial space component production market...

Millennium Space Systems Granted exclusive license from NASA Goddard

Posted: February 3rd, 2015

Millennium Space Systems today announced that it has finalized an exclusive production license for the patented “Demiseable Integrated Reaction Wheel Assembly” (DIRWA) from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. This exclusive license establishes the milestone point to kick off the production at Millennium, which will result...



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