• Commercial Launch Services. Dedicated to small Payloads

    PLD Space is a European startup that is developing space technologies to provide suborbital and orbital commercial launch services, dedicated to small payloads and nanosatellites.

  • First Commercial Launch in 2018

    Accepting suborbital flight bookings TODAY

  • First privately liquid rocket engine developed in Europe for small and reusable launchers

  • June 2015, first engine fire test performed in Spain.

    25kN LOX/Kerosene complete engine demonstrator.

  • Elon Musk

    CEO-CTO at SpaceX

Our Investors


We are PLD Space, working every day to make our dreams come true. To reach #SPACE.

Founders and Technical Core Team

  • Raúl Torres, Co-founder
    CEO & Space Technical Officer

  • Raúl Verdú, Co-founder
    Industrial Technical Officer

  • Eleazar González

    Head of Propulsion

  • Juny Crespo

    Project Manager

  • Francisco García

    Mission Analysis Engineer

  • Sergio Soler

    Instrumentation and Software Engineer

  • Sara Poveda


  • Germán Torres

    Propulsion Engineer

Board of advisors

  • Teresa Álvarez

    Investor and Business Advisor

    Former Accenture Managing

  • Gonzalo de la Peña

    Investor and Business Advisor

    Head of Product at Open Finance

  • Tonia Salinas

    Investor and Business Advisor

    Head at Scientific&Business park of Elche

  • Julián Simón

    Technical Advisor

    Former launch Vehicle chief designer at INTA

  • Rafael Harillo

    Legal & Market Advisor

    Space Lawyer

  • Joaquín Durán

    Financial Advisor

    Technological Investment Director at TVC

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Payload Aerospace, S.L.
Headquarters: Avenida de la Universidad S/N
Edificio Quorum 3, 03202, Elche, Spain

Propulsion test facilities: Polígono de tiro Nº4
44396, Caudé (Spain)
(0034) 965 063 139

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