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Issue #65  •  March 21  •  View online  •  Suggest a link
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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.
Space Startup Spotlight
Space startup Lynk uses satellite to send text message to unmodified Android phone
An aerospace startup called Lynk says it has successfully sent a text message to a common Android smartphone using one of its satellites in orbit. The company claims it’s the first time a text message has ever been sent to an unmodified mobile phone from space, and it paves the way to launch thousands of mini-satellite “cell towers.”
This Pune-based startup is working with global space agencies to make satellite & space data services more accessible

Small launch startup Leo Aerospace suspends operations

Stellar Perspective
Space, Right Here At Home In SoCal
The commercial space industry is advancing so rapidly that even new graduates find themselves lagging behind recent real-world advances. USC ‘s Viterbi School of Engineering has two serious rocketry groups and an off-campus research center dedicated to practical spaceflight applications.
Once the Domain of Billionaires, Space Investment Diversifies

New Earth Surveillance Tech Is About to Change Everything, Including Us
New high-resolution satellites, AIs, and data tools are going to let us study Earth, and ourselves, in greater detail than ever before. That’s going to come with “unthinkable” problems.
Astronomical Fundraisings
Space-tech startup Agnikul raises ₹23.4 cr pre-series A led by pi Ventures
Techstars Startup Digest Space is curated by:
Julian Miller Julian Miller - @gvillesjules
julian.miller@startupdigestmail.com
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