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Techstars Space Startup Digest

Issue #42  •  August 31  •  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.

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Space Startup Spotlight
Lunar startup ispace raises Japan's hopes for a giant leap
TOKYO – In a rented office near Tokyo Tower, engineers toil away in a clean room, developing what look like small remote-controlled buggies.
‘Game changer’: This Silicon Valley space satellite will build itself

Space Startup Funding
Orbion raises $9.2M to mass-produce plasma thrusters for small satellites
Michigan-based startup Orbion has secured $9.2 million in Series A funding, which it will use as it undertakes the mass-produced manufacturing of its plasma thrusters for use in small satellites. Orbion’s thrusters are Hall-effect thrusters, which use an electric field to accelerate their propellant and create thrust.
Stellar Perspective
Want to be a space entrepreneur in India? This is how ISRO is helping you be one

Orbital Partnerships
Capella joins SpaceNet, shares first radar data with consortium
Capella Space, a startup building a constellation of synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellites, is joining SpaceNet, a nonprofit focused on geospatial applications for artificial intelligence.

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Techstars Startup Digest Space is curated by:
Julian Miller Julian Miller - @gvillesjules
julian.miller@startupdigestmail.com
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