Space Tech Logistics
Experts in specialist shipments for use on the new frontier
Are you looking for a freight forwarder with experience in the space tech industry? Do you need a specialist you can trust to offer expert advice and tailormade shipping solutions? Pinnacle are experts in specialist shipments, trusted by the likes of NASA to take on space technology projects.
Our space tech projects
With almost 50 years of project management and specialist shipment experience, Pinnacle is perfectly placed to take on your space technology needs. We pride ourselves on our attention to detail, dedicated project management, and asset security – all vital qualities when handling space projects of such a magnitude and possible sensitivity.
Space Tech Logistics in Virginia Beach
Running space tech logistics from Virginia allows us access to all of the states and North and South America, as well as the European mainland and the UK. With national long-standing connection to the space industry, and previous contracts with NASA, our team is experienced with space tech logistics. Pinnacle’s Virginia location not only offers an experienced team but warehousing and supply chain management facilities, meaning we’re well placed to handle all your space tech logistics.
Case study - NASA
Pinnacle were responsible for delivering vital and quite literally priceless components of the James Webb Space Telescope, working closely with NASA in association with the University of Leicester’s Space Research Center (SRC) and the European Space Agency (ESA). This huge project was almost 15 years in development and involved end-to-end supervision of a very sensitive object with skilled handling in the UK and USA.
We were required to manage the temperature-controlled air cargo container, priority airside access, roller bed systems, air cargo security exemptions, and the building of bespoke air cargo slave pallets.
“Delivery to NASA of the MIRI instrument for the James Webb Space Telescope was the highest value shipment that we have ever been responsible for in 50 years of space research and the most difficult from a logistical point of view. Pinnacle were instrumental throughout the planning, organization, and ultimately the highly successful implementation of the delivery plan. We look forward to working with them again on any similar future projects.”
Jonathan Sykes, Senior Engineer, Leicester University Space Research Centre UK
How We Can Help
Contact our team of global logistics experts and let’s discuss your project and requirements. We can give you advice, pricing, and answer any questions about your cargo. Feel rest assured that you’re in the safest of hands when it comes to the logistics of your space tech cargo.
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What Our Clients Think
We have come to know Pinnacle as one of our most outstanding business partners as we execute our customer demonstrations in countries around the world. Pinnacle always rises to the challenge and gives us the proactive service we count on.
I have been working with Pinnacle for over 10 years now and have to say that their experience, professional approach and good reputation within the industry is impressive. I would have no hesitation in recommending Pinnacle for the movement of out of gauge machinery of any size or weight.
Delivery to NASA of the MIRI instrument for the James Webb Space Telescope was the highest value shipment that we have ever been responsible for in 50 years of space research, and the most difficult from a logistical point of view. Pinnacle were instrumental throughout the planning, organization, Defense and ultimately the highly successful implementation of the delivery plan.
We look forward to working with them again on any similar future projects.