TOP STORIES: September 2019

30 September 2019

Each month we round up some of the top stories in space, entrepreneurship, innovation, finance and technology.

Here’s our round-up for September:

Starship UPDATE


SpaceX’s Starship and Super Heavy launch vehicle is a fully, rapidly reusable transportation system designed to carry both crew and cargo to Earth orbit, the Moon, Mars, and anywhere else in the solar system. On Saturday 28 September at SpaceX’s launch facility in Cameron County, Texas, SpaceX Chief Engineer and CEO Elon Musk provided an update on the design and development of Starship.

Blue Origin and SpaceX among winners of NASA exploration technology contracts

NASA announced Sept. 27 the award of more than $40 million in contracts to 14 companies, including Blue Origin and SpaceX, to develop technologies that can support NASA’s long-term exploration plans. Read more at Space News.

Blue Origin received a contract to demonstrate technology for creating and storing liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen on the moon, technology that could eventually be used to refuel its Blue Moon lunar lander. Credit: Blue Origin


The International Astronautical Federation (IAF) announced its 2019 Future Space Leaders

Future Space Leaders. Image credit: IAF

International Astronautical Congress 2019 #IAC2019

We are proud media partners of the 70th International Astronautical Congress – IAC 2019, taking place this year in Washington D.C from 21 – 25 October 2019. Watch the teaser video below.