Bringing you out of this world content focused on startups bridging the gap between humanity and the next great frontier: Space.
This week’s digest covers some new developments that are providing key infrastructure for space startups to build upon, and thus further lowering lowering cost barriers to launching and ramping up.
Doubling Down...Link Capacity
Much how AWS provided the foundational infrastructure for for the ensuing flood of mobile and web 2.0 startups, Amazon is now partnering with Lockheed Martin to do the same for the next wave of world, or space rather, shaping startups.
Solar Foods, a Finnish startup, plans to produce edible protein from air and electricity. The company announced its partnership with the European Space Agency to work on food production for future space flights. Solar Foods previously received 2 million euros in funding.
It’s not really a moonshot kind of goal, considering that Colorado’s aerospace economy is already second only to California’s. The state has 180 aerospace companies and more than 500 businesses that provide space-related products and services. It has the highest concentration of private aerospace employment in the country.