Réaltra Space Systems Engineering is a division of Realtime Technologies Ltd., based in Dublin, Ireland. Réaltra provides dedicated design & development engineering expertise for space electronics systems combined with Realtime’s proven manufacturing capability for space applications.
Réaltra is the Irish word for Galaxy and at the core of our company is an exceptional team of people who consistently deliver excellence through a commitment to innovation, attention to detail, flexibility to adapt and respond to our customers’ evolving needs and a dedication to quality.
The enhanced combination of engineering design and production of spacecraft electronics equipment available in Réaltra enables our customers to meet the challenging technical and cost constraints across a wide range of commercial and non-commercial space missions.
We have built the reputation of Réaltra based on the core principles of;
Réaltra Space Systems Engineering is a Division of Realtime Technologies Ltd., a wholly Irish privately owned company, with more than 50 employees and based in Dublin. Realtime was founded in 1996 by Paddy White as a high-end electronic systems contract manufacturer and the Réaltra Division was formed in 2017 by CEO Paddy White, CTO Diarmuid Corry and CCO Danny Gleeson. The Réaltra Division presently has a core team of 10 employees and Realtime Technologies currently holds AS9100 Rev D. & ISO13485-2016 Quality Accreditations.
Realtime Technologies has manufactured, integrated, and tested the electronic boards for the data acquisition systems for a wide range of past and future space missions since 2006, including;
Launch vehicles: SpaceX Falcon 9, Vega-C, Ariane 5 and Ariane 6
Re-entry spacecraft: SpaceX Dragon, Space Shuttle and IXV (Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle) and Boeing CST-100
Space Station: ALCS (Advanced Closed Loop System – part of life support system on ISS) and PLDR (PayLoad Data Router – a microgravity measurement payload for COLUMBUS module).
Sub-Orbital vehicles: SpaceShipTwo & VSS Unity Spaceplanes
“We entrusted Réaltra with the design and development of an equipment that plays a fundamental role in the spacecraft power distribution system. We did so after careful evaluation of their capabilities and the quality of the technical solution they proposed. We look forward to a successful cooperation.”