ECAPS is 20

Solna, Sweden - November 28, 2020 ECAPS is celebrating 20 years in High Performance Green Propulsion. What began as a collaboration with SSC, Volvo Aero and the Swedish Government back in the mid 1990’s, was inaugurated as ECAPS company on 28th November 2000.

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Bradford ECAPS tests 200th thruster

Solna, Sweden - September 15, 2020 Today, Wednesday 15th September, Bradford ECAPS will hot fire test our 200th thruster at our test facility in Grindsjön Sweden.

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Space Propulsion 2020 Conference

Heerle, Netherlands - June 16, 2020 We’re all missing face to face business contact with travel halted and conferences and meetings going virtual. So, at Bradford Space and ECAPS we are looking ahead to events on the horizon. Notably as gold sponsors of Space Propulsion 2020, which is planned for 8-12 February 2021 in Estoril, Portugal.

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Bradford ECAPS site news

Stockholm, Sweden - June 15, 2020 Follow the latest news from our Bradford ECAPS site:

  • Bradford ECAPS celebrates 10 years in orbit.
  • SkySat Systems Ready for Launch.
  • 1N HPGP Thrusters
  • Other Upcoming Missions Equipped with ECAPS Thrusters
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    Experienced space professionals join Bradford at its ECAPS business in Sweden

    October 8, 2018 Bradford Space (www.bradford-space.com), a European space systems group with product lines in propulsion, attitude control and human spaceflight systems, announced today the recent hiring of three key personnel for its Solna, Sweden-based Bradford ECAPS (www.ecaps.space) spacecraft propulsion unit.

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    Astranis selects Bradford’s high performance ECAPS thrusters for its spacecraft propulsion

    June 14, 2018 Astranis, the San Francisco-based company building the next generation of telecommunications satellites, announced today the selection of Bradford’s high performance green ECAPS propulsion for the Astranis MicroGEO spacecraft.

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    Six ECAPS Space Systems Commissioned Into Service

    November 21, 2017 Following the launch of six Planet SkySats on a Minotaur-C rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base on October 31st, 2017, Bradford ECAPS announces the successful commissioning of all six propulsion systems from ECAPS, including firings of the 1 Newton maneuvering thrusters.

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    VIDEO: Interview with Mathias Persson

    October 27, 2017 Continue on to watch an interview with ECAPS’s Mathias Persson regarding the upcoming SkySat launch.

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    Upcoming Launch Represents a Major Milestone

    October 11 2017 An upcoming launch of an Orbital ATK Minotaur-C rocket will be carrying six Planet SkySat earth observation satellites, each equipped with...

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    Bradford ECAPS Performs “Green” Propellant Loading

    September 26, 2017 Bradford ECAPS has now performed the first US “green” propellant satellite fuelling campaign within the Orbital ATK facilities at Vandenberg...

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    Bradford Acquires ECAPS

    July 7, 2017 Bradford has acquired 100% of the shares of ECAPS AB from SSC (Swedish Space Corporation), resulting in a major expansion into non-toxic spacecraft...

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    We are ready to handle your non-toxic high-performance propulsion needs.