Where the sky is NOT the limit


NewSpace Systems (NSS) is a privately-owned, advanced manufacturer of robust spacecraft components and sub-systems with facilities in both South Africa and the United Kingdom. Particularly strong in the area of Attitude Determination and Control Solutions, the NSS team has more than 30+ years of experience in this industry.

Whether offering clients access to flight proven off-the-shelf ADCS products or, working closely with teams to develop custom solutions, the NSS team understands that each mission is unique and strives to enable the mission success of our partners through close collaboration. In this spirit, the NSS team have also supported several partners with extended services such as contract manufacturing and technology commercialisation.

Ultimately, the NSS team are committed to delivering on high-quality solutions and services and do so via our state-of-the-art facilities which comprise of ISO 14644-1 certified cleanrooms and ESA accredited technicians who work according to the rigorous ECSS standards. Furthermore, our Quality Management System is ISO 9001:2015 certified.

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Leading The Way



Mr. James Barrington-Brown

Chief Executive Officer, NSS SA
Chairman, NSS UK
NewSpace South Africa CEO, and Chairman of NewSpace UK, Mr James Barrington-Brown is an Electronics Engineering Graduate with nearly thirty years of experience in the commercial satellite industry. Adept in the areas of leadership and business development, James boasts an impressive and proven track record of selling space products into the international market. James was also the founder of the UK SSBV subsidiary where the space component product-line was initially developed and manufactured prior to relocating to South Africa.
Product Assurance Manager

John Moth

Managing Director, NSS UK
NewSpace UK Managing Director, Mr John Moth, has worked in space manufacturing roles for nearly thirty years including as Managing Director of Westover Engineering, Managing Director of Vega Technology and General Manager of Spur Electron (one of Europe’s leading space sub-contract manufacturers). John has set-up a number of space manufacturing cleanrooms including one in India as well as the UK SSBV facility. Most recently, John oversaw the installation of the NewSpace facility in South Africa, completed in August 2015.



The people who work for NewSpace share the values of both our company as well as our community.

We are driven by the idea that the best work is born from diligence, craftsmanship and team work. 


NewSpace Systems Team 2020