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2019 is off to a hot start with a breadth of upstart space ventures making some big moves, poising th
Issue #10  •  January 19  •  view online
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Bringing you out of this world content focused on startups bridging the gap between humanity and the next great frontier: Space.
2019 is off to a hot start with a breadth of upstart space ventures making some big moves, poising themselves to continue shaping the new space stack. This week takes a look at everything from robots in space to 3D printed rockets; what once was reserved to the pages of science fiction is now transitioning into the realm of reality, and soon orbit.
Open for Service
Fixing broken satellites in space could save companies big money - The Verge
When your satellite breaks in space, as DigitalGlobe’s did on last Monday, there isn’t an easy way to repair it. Technology that’s currently on the horizon may change that, however, allowing satellite providers to staunch their financial losses and get more out of their investments.
Big Deals
20% Of Alaskans Don’t Have Access To Broadband Internet. This Satellite Startup Aims To Change That.

Boeing leads $14M funding round for Isotropic Systems to boost satellite links

Space Ecosystem Forecast
The Space Tech VC View: What Does 2019 Hold For European Startups?
What does 2019 hold for the European space tech field? This was my question to Mark Boggett, Managing Director of Seraphim Capital. We have a wide-ranging conversation – from how 2018 shaped up to be one of the key years in space VC, to what has to happen in 2019 to ensure continued growth.
2020 Resolution
This Startup Wants to Check Ripeness of Coffee Beans From Space - Bloomberg

Gearing Up for Launch
British rocketeers in the new space age | E&T Magazine
The UK is the only country in history to have developed a launch capability only to throw it away. A new generation of rocket builders has now picked up the baton hoping to secure the UK’s spot in the still rather exclusive club of spacefaring nations.
SpinLaunch Developing Kinetic Energy Space Launch System, Starting Up In New Mexico | CleanTechnica

Aerospace startup Relativity Space has launch site at Cape Canaveral
Techstars Startup Digest Space is curated by:
Julian Miller Julian Miller - @gvillesjules
julian.miller@startupdigestmail.com
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