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Earth to Sky Announces Letter of Intent with York Space Systems

December 4, 2018

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 4, 2018--Earth to Sky and York Space Systems announced today the execution of a Letter of Intent (LOI) for Earth to Sky’s launch services.

“Earth to Sky is pleased to provide launch services for York in such an exciting time as this,” said Earth to Sky President, Chris Barker. “The current small satellite industry is rapidly changing and the combination of York’s innovate satellite bus with our low-cost launch service will enable rapid growth.”

About Earth to Sky

Earth to Sky has a series of low cost, small launch vehicles branded Sleek Eagle capable of lofting small payloads to Low Earth Orbit. Earth to Sky’s “Right to Drive” product allows any payload position to determine mission destination and secure its commitment at $2 million USD and approximately $13,000 USD per kilogram of capacity. The launch services will provide Low Earth Orbit (LEO) access generally up to 500 km per mission and up to 1200 kg in payload capacity. For more information, visit www.earthtosky.com.

About York Space Systems

York Space Systems was founded to radically improve spacecraft affordability and reliability, transforming and enabling next generation space mission operations worldwide. Today, it is one of the most innovative aerospace companies, specializing in both end-to-end customer solutions and the manufacture of spacecraft platforms in Denver. York’s S-CLASS industrial-grade platform is a standardized 3-axis stabilized spacecraft capable of supporting 85kg payloads with up to 100W of Orbit Average Power (OAP) and 3,000W peak (Enhanced power system), while reducing the cost of manufacture by an order of magnitude. The S-CLASS spacecraft is fully compatible with all launch vehicles, including ground and air-launched, and ground segment providers. When optioned with York’s cloud-based mission tasking and operations center, an ultra-low-cost solution is available on demand for next generation data collection and analytics companies. For more information, visit http://www.YorkSpaceSystems.com.

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CONTACT: Nicole White

256-813-4256

info@earthtosky.comBarokas PR for York Space Systems

Aubrey Lerche

yorkspacesystems@barokas.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA ALABAMA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY SATELLITE MANUFACTURING AEROSPACE

SOURCE: Earth to Sky, LLC

Copyright Business Wire 2018.

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