C-ASTRAL is a young multidisciplinary R&D company based in Ajdovscina, Slovenia. The company is built around the fields of expertise and practical experience in aerospace, unmanned systems, renewable energy systems, extreme environment autonomous habitats and communications, with projects being developed and tested in the field in the Arctic and Antarctica among others. C-ASTRAL is also involved in the operations and exploitation definition for a future small satellite based remote sensing satellite architecture. Currently, the company operates a software and hardware laboratory for aerodynamics and systems integration work and a prototyping CAD/CAM workshop facility for composite and metal materials work, modeling and systems integration.
The founders of C-ASTRAL have been active in renewable energy systems integration and habitats work since 1994 and in aerospace since 1999 and are responsible for the first Slovenian Unmanned Aircraft System test flight in 2005 with the Spectral System platform.
C-ASTRAL also lead an R&D industry and academia consortium, that worked on the development and definition of a “hybrid propulsion” UAS prototype in 2006 and 2007. The company is currently testing its BRAMOR UAS for a multitude of operational modes in our segregated airspace field facility. Up to now, more than 400 flight test hours have been performed. C-ASTRAL is a dynamic partner for unmanned systems development, integration and operations.