About Mishaal Aerospace

Based in the United States and with headquarters in Miami, Florida, MISHAAL Aerospace is a woman-owned aerospace company specializing in launch vehicle/rocket development for space applications.

Founded in 2010, we design, manufacture and launch our own line of launch vehicles for clients from government, research, commercial aerospace and telecommunication industries. We serve customers seeking cost-effective, flexible and “out-of-the-box” options for space access.

MISHAAL Aerospace is currently focused on the development of the M-Rocket line of vehicles:
  • Our reusable M-SV is designed to introduce payloads into a microgravity environment. 

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  • Our M-OV is designed to deliver satellites in the 800 to 1,000 lbs (363 to 454 kg) class to LEO (Low Earth Orbit). 

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  • Our M-LV is designed to deliver a range of payload masses to a range of hyperbolic excess velocities that allow for various lunar and inner Solar System missions.

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Key Personnel

  • Mishaal Ashemimry
    President & CEO

    Based in Miami, Florida, Mishaal founded MISHAAL Aerospace in 2010. Her professional experience and areas of expertise include: aerodynamics, wind tunnel testing, vehicle design, predictive simulation and analysis and rocket stage-separation analysis, with a strong focus on computational tool development.

    Mishaal earned Bachelor of Science Degrees in Aerospace Engineering and in Applied Mathematics from Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Florida, and a Master of Science Degree in Aerospace Engineering, also from Florida Institute of Technology. Her academic focus included: experimental and analytical aerodynamics, rocket design and nuclear thermal propulsion.

    Mishaal is building a strong reputation for offering innovative solutions that make space exploration accessible for customers of all sizes across a wide range of industries. 

    Mishaal Ashemimry is a respected and leading voice for the next generation of aerospace.

  • Richard Loehr
    Chief Engineer

    Richard Loehr is a three-decades+ veteran of the aerospace industry, with specific expertise in Propulsion Science, innovation and test integration.

    Based in Tucson, Arizona, Richard previously spent six years as the Program Manager for the U.S. Navy's Insensitive Munitions Technology Development Program. He also developed and owns several patents in advanced hybrid propulsion concepts and propellant chemistries.

    Richard earned Associate Degrees in Chemistry and Physics from Citrus College in Glendora, California, and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from California Polytechnic University in Pomona, California. He also earned a Master of Arts degree in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix.

    As our Chief Engineer, Richard is the team member responsible for the complete engineering development spectrum of the company, from cost effective innovation to reliable product deliveries.