NEWS

A New Age of Technical Leadership

MEDIUM

Learnings from an aerospace startup.

The Emerging World of Hypersonic Weapons Technology

MILITARY & AEROSPACE ELECTRONICS

The Hadley liquid rocket engine was developed by Ursa Major and will be used on the X-60A. The X-60A will provide flight research allowing affordable, routine and flexible access to hypersonic flight conditions.

X-60A

AFRESEARCHLAB - YOUTUBE

The X-60A is an air-dropped liquid rocket specifically designed for hypersonic flight research. It is the first Air Force Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program to receive an experimental "X" designation.

Generation Orbit’s GOLauncher1 is Officially the Air Force’s X-60A Hypersonic Flight Research Vehicle

SAE INTERNATIONAL

The vehicle propulsion system is the 5,000 pound-force (lbf) sea level thrust Hadley liquid rocket engine, produced by Colorado-based Ursa Major Technologies.

X-60A Program Conducts Integrated Vehicle Propulsion System Verification Test

UNITED STATES AIR FORCE

The Air Force Research Laboratory’s X-60A program recently achieved a key developmental milestone with the completion of integrated vehicle propulsion system verification ground testing.

Hypersonic Dreams - Fire and Noise (X-60A)

GENERATION ORBIT - YOUTUBE

Hypersonics is the next great frontier of atmospheric flight, and Generation Orbit’s experienced team of engineers and developers is helping the U.S. close the technology gap in this critical flight regime.

SpaceX’s Raptor Isn’t The Only New Propulsion System Out There…

MEDIUM

Ursa Major Technologies is making the stars more accessible.

Ursa Major Technologies Wants Outsourcing Engines To Be The Norm

SPACE NEWS

Some $8 million later, investors are taking Joe Laurienti and his rocket engine startup, Ursa Major Technologies, a little more seriously.

Air Force Awards $5.25M in SBIR Contracts During Inaugural Hypersonics Pitch Day

FEDERAL LABS

Ursa Major Technologies was among the seven businesses who won SBIR Phase II funding.

X-60A Hypersonic Research Rocket Completes Critical Design Review

FLIGHT GLOBAL

The X-60A’s propulsion system is a Hadley liquid rocket engine, made by Ursa Major Technologies, which uses liquid oxygen and kerosene propellants.

California Has Silicon Valley. Could Colorado Become Home to “Aerospace Alley?”

THE DENVER POST

Laurienti’s story about his company, Lafayette-based Ursa Major Technologies, might one day be part of industry lore if Colorado becomes known as “Aerospace Alley.”

Ursa Major Aims to Disrupt Launcher Vertical Integration Trend

SPACE NEWS

Colorado startup Ursa Major Technologies is building a line of rocket engines that it hopes smallsat launch companies will choose over building their own engines in-house.

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