Gilmour Space co-founders Adam and James Gilmour. Source: Supplied

Strategy
Kye White

Need a lift? How Gilmour Space Technologies is competing with SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Virgin Orbit to send startups into space

Authors
Kye White
Profiles
6 minute Read

In the early twenty-tens, when Gilmour Space Technologies co-founders, and brothers, Adam and James Gilmour spoke of their plans to found an Australian business that would send satellites to space, people said they were crazy.

“And the people who didn’t think we were crazy, thought it was impossible,” Adam Gilmour, who is now CEO of the company, recalls with a laugh.

“There are still people who think what we’re doing is impossible, but that’s vastly changed over the last couple of years.”

Next year, if you’re lucky enough to be in Bowen, Queensland at the right time, and pending no setbacks, you might catch a glimpse of a small rocket, making its way to space. 

Subscribe to keep reading

Get your first 30 days FREE
Learn more
Already a Plus member?

 

Close
SmartCompany Plus

Sign in

To connect a sign in method the email must match the one on your SmartCompany Plus account.
Or use your email
Show
Forgot your password?

Want some assistance?

Contact us on: support@smartcompany.com.au or call the hotline: +61 (03) 8623 9900.