Black Sky Aerospace conducts Australia’s first commercial rocket launch

Earlier today, Queensland-based Black Sky Aerospace (BSA) conducted Australia’s first ever launch carrying commercial payloads, from the nation’s only suborbital launch site in Goondiwindi, Queensland. Today’s was a suborbital launch, with BSA’s...

Saber Astronautics signs MoU with satsearch at IAC 2017

As the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) 2017 closes its first day at Adelaide, Australia, NewSpace companies Saber Astronautics and satsearch.co announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding. Formalized earlier today at...

Interview: Seraphim Capital’s $250m global fund & the NewSpace ecosystem

Seraphim Capital, the world’s first Venture Capital fund focused on space, is about to launch a new US$250 million Global Fund. This will add to the UK-based company’s existing US$90 million...

Rocket Lab raises US$140 million in Series E funding

US/New Zealand orbital launch provider Rocket Lab has just announced that it closed a Series E financing round of US$140 million (USD) last month. The Series E round brings total Rocket...

Singapore-based space debris removal company Astroscale secures US$50m in Series D round

Astroscale, a Singapore-headquartered space debris removal startup with offices in Japan and the UK, has just received US$50 million in its Series D round of funding. The round was led by Japan’s...

Space BD to facilitate Crest Astra’s 1st nanosat launch

Japan-based Space BD has been selected to broker the launch of the first nanosatellite developed by Crest Astra, a Japanese startup planning to develop and commercialize nanosatellites and launchers. The launch of...

Japan’s WERU Investment, Airbus Ventures lead LeoLabs’ $13 million Series A

LeoLabs, a California-based Space Situational Awareness (SSA) startup, has just closed a US$13 million Series A financing round led by Japanese Venture Capital (VC) firm WERU Investment and Airbus Ventures. Other...

Australian startup Myriota closes US$15m Series A funding round

Myriota, an Australian startup aiming to provide nanosatellite internet of things (IoT) connectivity, has just closed a US$15 million Series A funding round. The round was led by Australian VC firms Main...

US Air Force Research Lab and Saber Astronautics sign space ops contract

According to a Saber Astronautics press release, the US Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) Space Vehicles Directorate has awarded space engineering company Saber Astronautics a contract to develop new capabilities for...

Infostellar, Kyushu Institute of Technology announce partnership

According to an Infostellar press release, long time collaborators Infostellar and Kyushu Institute of Technology (“Kyutech”) have formed an official partnership to accelerate collaboration and development of StellarStation — Infostellar's proprietary cloud-based...

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