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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.
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.
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.
Satellogic, a Buenos Aires-based space imaging company backed by Tencent Holdings Ltd., reached an agreement with a Chinese state-owned rocket launcher to put 90 satellites into orbit that can remap the planet every week.
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.