Citrix builds a platform to the stars

ATLANTA, May 31st, 2019 – Citrix Systems is heading into a low orbit. Literally. Its hypervisors will ride into space aboard Vector GalacticSky‘s micro-satellites to power software defined reprogrammable payloads. That allows the satellites to be repurposed or updated while they’re in orbit, instead of turning into space junk when their primary task is fulfilled. Read more here >



Vector's GalacticSky GSky-1 Satellite Developed with USC's Space Engineering Research Center Ready for Launch Later This Year

GalacticSky division passes significant landmark on journey to demonstrate scalable, secure and reliable cloud capabilities on orbit

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Vector, the space access company, today announced its GalacticSky division, which has been in stealth mode since 2016. Led by veterans from VMWare and Citrix, as well as satellite innovators, GalacticSky has achieved a major milestone on its path to launch its first GalacticSky software-defined satellite, GSky-1. GSky-1 successfully completed integration at the University of Southern California's Space Engineering Research Center (SERC) at the Information Sciences Institute (ISI) and will validate GalacticSky's mission to enable innovators to easily and effectively deploy space application technology in space. Read more here.

Vector Rockets into New Frontiers with Citrix

Company leverages digital workspace solutions to fuel next-generation satellite launch platform, collaborate in space

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – December 4, 2018 – The commercial space industry is hot, and if Vector has its way, it is going to get even hotter. With the help of Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS), Vector is pioneering a next-generation platform to provide affordable access to the Final Frontier and an efficient, intelligent way for entrepreneurs to collaborate and bring their innovations to life.Vector and Citrix to Bring Virtualization Software Technology to Micro Satellites. Read more here.

Vector Space Launches New Software Platform and Satellite Design Division to Enable Space Entrepreneurs

Software Defined Satellites Division named GalacticSky to Provide Startups and Entrepreneurs Unprecedented Access to Satellites and Space Data; Shaun Coleman Tapped to Lead Unit as Vice President & General Manager of Space Data Systems

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Vector Space Systems, a space systems company focused on micro launches and micro space platforms and comprised of new-space and enterprise software industry veterans from SpaceX, Virgin Galactic, McDonnell Douglas and VMware, today announced the launch of its Software Defined Satellites business unit named Galactic Sky. Announced at the Space Technology & Investment Forum in San Francisco, Read more here.