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Techstars Space Startup Digest

Issue #13  •  February 9  •  view online
Space
Space
Bringing you out of this world content focused on startups bridging the gap between humanity and the next great frontier: Space.
As rocket companies proliferate, new enabling tech emerges as the next wave in the space race
Investors are beginning to back enabling technologies boost the next wave of innovation. Whether it’s satellite manufacturers, new propulsion systems for satellites, antennae for data transmission or actually building out the networks themselves, the new space race will be building the next generation of services that the increasing access to space provides.
Investors cautiously optimistic about continued space industry growth

Space startup investments continued to rise in 2018
 Investors continue to fund space startups at an accelerating rate, according to two firms that track activity in the sector.
Startup Spotlight
Startup Company Orbex Reveals Prime Rocket That Could Launch From The U.K. In 2021
Orbex, a startup hoping to launch the UK’s first rocket in almost five decades, has revealed the complete second stage of the Prime rocket it plans to send to space as early as 2021.
Stellar Perspective
Our place in the space race | RNZ
The global foray into outer space is taking on new dimensions with breakthrough discoveries and successful missions to asteroids and planets.
Liz Garton discovers New Zealand industry has its feet firmly planted on the ground when it comes to the space race. But we’re definitely still in with a winning chance.
What happens to technology, talent when startups fail?

Just Putting It Out There...
Here's how we could turn an asteroid into a space station | New Scientist
Building a space station inside a rotating asteroid would make it easier to mine precious resources - but it might not happen for decades
Techstars Startup Digest Space is curated by:
Julian Miller Julian Miller - @gvillesjules
julian.miller@startupdigestmail.com
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