Generation Orbit is changing the future of space launch and hypersonic flight. At GO (we pronounce our name “go”), we believe that flying higher and faster are technical challenges worthy of the space generation. We are a passionate company of inventors, creators, and builders with near term goals and long-term dreams for space and atmospheric flight.

GO Boldly!




Generation Orbit is developing the GOLauncher family, a series of high speed flight and space launch systems designed to lower costs, improve responsiveness, and increase overall mission flexibility.
We are currently building the GOLauncher 1 (GO1), a high-speed flight testbed for research and development of hypersonic systems. Hypersonics is the next great frontier of atmospheric flight. Capable of reaching speeds up to Mach 7 with a test payload attached, our GO1 development is supported by key partnerships at NASA and the US Air Force. GOLauncher 1 will also be used to fly high altitude suborbital research missions.
Our GO Flight Experiments Testbed (GO FET) is available today. GO FET is an extremely affordable captive-carry flight testbed for advancing the technology readiness level (TRL) of small CubeSats, avionics, communications, and propellant handling technologies in a flight environment. GO FET is flight proven and available to support your next flight test project.
Going forward, our future GOLaunchers will contribute to more affordable and flexible launch options for small satellites.



Generation Orbit Signs Space Act Agreement with NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center for Flight Testing of GOLauncher 1

Generation Orbit Launch Services, Inc. (GO) is pleased to announce the signing of a Space Act Agreement with NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC) to collaboratively pursue the flight test and envelope clearance for the GOLauncher 1 air launched rocket vehicle. Utilizing AFRC’s experience and capabilities in flight test engineering for air launch rocket systems, […]


Generation Orbit Celebrates Five Year Anniversary

Atlanta, April 28, 2016 – Generation Orbit Launch Services, Inc. (GO) marked five years in business on April 25th of this year. GO was launched in 2011 as a subsidiary company of SpaceWorks Enterprises, Inc. (SEI). Since then, it has grown into a thriving business. GO is dedicated to creating fast, flexible, and affordable launch […]


Generation Orbit Signs Space Act Agreement with NASA Langley Research Center to Advance the Design and Manufacture of Cryogenic Propellant Tanks for Air Launched Liquid Rockets

April 11, 2016 Atlanta, GA Generation Orbit Launch Services, Inc. (GO) is pleased to announce the signing of a Space Act Agreement with NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC) to collaboratively pursue the design, manufacture and test of a novel composite cryogenic tank as an evolutionary path for its GOLauncher family of air launch rocket vehicles. […]

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John R. Olds, Ph.D., P.E.

Chief Executive Officer

A.J. Piplica

Chief Operating Officer

Jordan Shulman

Chief Financial Officer


Inspiration comes in many shapes and sizes. For some it was science fiction; for others it was the first time they gazed to the stars and wondered. Whatever motivates your love of space, we look carefully for that passion in everyone we bring into our organization.

How to Apply

Generation Orbit is looking for motivated men and women with a passion for space to join our growing team. Are you an entrepreneur at heart interested in making a difference in the rapidly growing NewSpace industry? Do you have what it takes to meet the demands and challenges of a startup environment? We’re searching for you!

Email your resume and cover letter to jobs@generationorbit.com. Please specify the position you are applying to in the subject line of your email.
Due to the nature of our work we can only hire US citizens and Permanent Residents.