Gilmour Space raises $55m, Eris rocket heads for space

The historic launch of an Australian developed and manufactured rocket is closer with Gold Coast-based Gilmour Space Technologies closing a $55 million Series D capital raise ahead of the company’s maiden orbital launch later this year. Led by Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC) with Blackbird, Main Sequence and Australian superannuation funds HostPlus and HESTA, the capital…

Siemens signs Gilmour on as industrial software user

Venture-backed launch company Gilmour Space Technologies has announced it will roll out industrial design and product lifecycle management software from Siemens across its Queensland facilities. In a statement from Siemens on Thursday, software from its Xcelerator portfolio would help increase Gilmour’s “cross-functional collaboration through unified digital frameworks across various areas” including the launch vehicles and…