Applied Underwriters Aerospace
Applied Underwriters Aerospace
Applied Underwriters Aerospace
Applied Underwriters Aerospace


A partner you can rely on from planning to launch, and beyond

A higher standard for complex risks

Our experience handling complicated and unique risk, along with our technical background give us powerful insight into protecting your program. We build strong relationships, focus on reasonable and consistent pricing, and take quick action when we're needed.

Space Coverages

The combined talent and experience of our team means we’re prepared to cover virtually any space risk, including but not limited to:

Satellite Owners

Deep, nuanced understanding to provide coverages for various payloads, orbits and satellite buses from launch to in-orbit test and throughout the lifetime of the satellite

Satellite Manufacturers

Proficiency in protecting incentives a manufacturer has at risk during launch and in-orbit test, covering obligations to their clients

Launch Vehicle Service Providers

A flexible approach and reliable coverage that gives launchers the peace-of-mind to provide risk guarantees to their clients

Government Programs

Technical expertise to design coverages for commercial partners to government programs, with the know-how to craft bespoke products for unique risks

Coverage Highlights

Financial Strength

Coverage provided by carriers rated ‘A-’ (Excellent) by AM Best


USD 20M, any single launch or satellite


Exceptional underwriting and prompt claim handling, all in-house

Global Coverage

Programs and launches covered anywhere in the world


Various products from launch vehicle flight only to comprehensive coverages, including annual renewal options


Experience and technical background to budget costs in the early stages of program development

“We know space programs require years of planning to achieve the end goal, so we put that same long-term perspective into the insurance programs we create and the client partnerships we form.”

Jon Lewis

President of Space

At the controls



Jon Lewis



Brian Hatcher




Kelly Ingle


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Applied Underwriters Aerospace

Offered through Excess & Surplus Lines only, Applied Risk Services Inc, Licenses available on request or in California through AU Insurance Services, Inc: California License Number 0D78336.

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