Each month we round up some of the top stories in space, entrepreneurship, innovation, finance and technology.
Here’s our round-up for April:
Q1 21 Seraphim SpaceTech Index shows record growth
Seraphim Capital’s newly published Q1 21 SpaceTech Index highlights that the recent surge in VC investment into SpaceTech shows no sign of slowing down. Find out more.
Kleos Space develops tool for in-space manufacturing of large structures
Kleos Space is conducting a six-month test of technology for in-space manufacturing of large 3D carbon fiber structures that could be used to construct solar arrays, star shades and interferometry antennas. Read more at SpaceNews.
Carrier rocket developed by German start-up due for take-off next year
With the space industry growing rapidly, private sector satellites will soon be crowding up the orbit. A carrier rocket developed by Munich-based start-up Isar Aerospace is due for take-off next year. Developers hope it will be the first of many launches. Read more at SpaceNews.
Seraphim Space Camp Reveals Mission 7 Cohort
Seraphim Space Camp today reveals the start-ups that are participating in Mission 7 of their accelerator, the UK’s first dedicated accelerator for global start-ups in the SpaceTech industry. Featuring seven new start-ups, the latest cohort has attracted founders from all over the world who hope to take their start-up to the next level.
OQ Technology secures launches for propriety satellites as connected device market ramps up
OQ Technology, a Luxembourg space startup created to connect internet of things (IoT) devices to 5G technology, has signed a multi-launch deal with rideshare specialist Spaceflight to loft its own small satellites. Read more at SpaceNews.
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