Third Planet Orbital shares updates on progress and upcoming activities here and on LinkedIn. If you would like to talk about any of our updates, get in touch and we will make time for you.

August 2023

Summer Outreach

Upcoming events

As the UK school summer holidays draw to a close, Third Planet Orbital supported the National Space Centre in Leicester City Centre with a 'drop-in' outreach session. Engaging young and old with a show and tell table full of space hardware and a pico-satellite that can be held in the hand!

July 2023

Team Growth

Daniel Martin

Welcoming Daniel Martin as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Third Planet Orbital. Daniel comes with over 12 years working in the Space Industry, with a background in Electronic Engineering, Embedded Software Development, Spacecraft System design, Astrophysics, and most recently DevOps. The broad skills and keen engagement in the CubeSat industry is a welcome addition to the team.

June 2023

Moved into the Dock

The Dock in Leicester

Third Planet Orbital moved into the Dock, next door to UK National Space Centre and Space Park Leicester. The inclusion of a Freeport Zone will assist the area to become one of the most connected Science and Innovation Enterprise Zones for space-related activities in the United Kingdom.

May 2023

Incorporated in the Midlands, UK

Leicester Astronaut

Limited Company established in England 12th May 2023 for the express purpose of carrying out the business of supplying robust and reliable building blocks to space technology users.