TOP STORIES: August 2019
Each month we round up some of the top stories in space, entrepreneurship, innovation, finance and technology.
Here’s our round-up for August:
KLEOS SPACE LUXEMBOURG: A SPACE-POWERED DATA BUSINESS
Andy Bowyer, CEO and Founder of Kleos Space Luxembourg, shines a light on dark activity at sea. Read more by the Luxembourg Space Agency.
Virgin Galactic declares Spaceport America ready for SpaceShipTwo
As Virgin Galactic prepares to finish the test program for its SpaceShipTwo suborbital vehicle, the company says the New Mexico spaceport it will operate from is ready. Read more at Space News.
It’s Cleanup Time for Dangerous Space Debris
Astroscale COO Chris Blackerby talked to Via Satellite about how his company turned crisis into opportunity and developed a technological solution to remove dangerous space debris from orbit.
Lacuna Space aims to ride IoT wave with a 32-cubesat constellation
Lacuna Space CEO Rob Spurrett says he’s well aware his 3-year-old startup is part of a cresting wave of Internet of Things ventures seeking to deploy constellations of cubesats to connect a world awash in smart devices. Read the announcement here.