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The Future of Spaceflight

The German aerospace startup POLARIS Raumflugzeuge GmbH develops a novel reusable space launch and hypersonic transport system. The Spaceplane Aurora combines aircraft and rocket launcher technologies within a unique design. Aurora offers a game-changing economic viability and provides an enabler technology for routine cheap and safe access to space.

Aurora Spaceplane


  • Reusability
  • Superior cost efficiency
  • Aircraft-like operation
  • Launch on demand
  • Unique safety level
  • Scalability
  • Multiple target markets
  • Satellite launch
  • Suborbital science & research
  • Human spaceflight
  • Hypersonic flight
  • Defense
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Our Roadmap

POLARIS pursues an ambitious roadmap, starting with a small-satellite-launch and hypersonic transport system, addressing human suborbital spaceflight in a second step, and ultimately implementing a heavy and fully reusable space launcher for routine low-cost access to space.

The scalability of the concept allows to utilize the same basic design for vehicles in different sizes and for different applications.

 

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Latest News

23.07.2021: POLARIS receives first Bundeswehr Contract

Upcoming: Seed Investment Round to be launched by mid-August 2021


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About Us

POLARIS Raumflugzeuge is a spin-off of the German Aerospace Center DLR. The POLARIS team is highly experienced with an extensive research and industry background. Special competences include:

  • Deep system design and analysis competences for advanced launchers, hypersonic and reentry vehicles, high-speed transport aircraft
  • Reentry, thermal protection and cryogenic technologies
  • Aircraft design
  • Marketing & sales
  • Comprehensive project management experience (ESA/EU-funded projects, DLR & industry projects) including multi-million Euro projects


Invest

We seek for private investments to support our venture. 


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