December 20, 2023 – Singapore’s launcher startup, Equatorial Space, reveals a new, 12,000 square foot headquarters and production facility in the Tuas area of the island-state at an opening ceremony attended by 40 representatives from Singapore’s government agencies and fellow industry players. The facility features a 40ft-container-accessible production floor, and a 420 square foot avionics & payload processing room being fitted to ISO 8 standards to support its suborbital launch services starting 2024, and orbital launches beginning in 2026. Equatorial Space is a Techstars-backed, Singapore-headquartered rocket propulsion and launcher company started in 2017. With its proprietary propulsion technologies, Equatorial Space builds game changing, eco-friendly, low-cost and explosives-free rockets to foster the future of space exploration. In 2020, Equatorial Space became the first company in Southeast Asia to test launch a commercially developed rocket prototype, testing its core technologies. It will begin orbital launch services in 2026.