NewSpace

Will NewSpace Supernova Into a Trillion Dollar Business?

Last month, SpaceX successfully shot its 16th rocket into outer space. That’s significant for a couple of reasons. First, that’s double the number of launches from last year and truly demonstrates that NewSpace commercial companies can do rocket science as well as NASA and its cadre of old-school aerospace contractors. Second, it gave the Elon […]

Space Mining Startups Hope to Mine the Moon

It’s been nearly a half-century since Neil Armstrong first stepped foot on the lunar surface and uttered those famous words, “Man, I need a beer.”* That moment was the culmination of nearly a decade of hard work and vision—and a testament to the human spirit and its insatiable need to explore. Now humanity (well, some […]

10 SmallSat Startups Launching Fleets into Outer Space

We recently introduced you to the super-secret, shadowy government agency known as DARPA. The organization is behind the development of everything from the internet to Google Maps, and they generously fund innovative tech startups when not extracting advanced technologies from alien spaceships. The agency blinked into existence when in 1957 the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, […]

8 NewSpace Startups Prove it IS Rocket Science

All this talk about Elon Musk taking everyone to Mars got us to thinking about sci-fi movies that feature cool spaceships. Those of us from a certain generation favor the USS Enterprise. The new movies are a blast, even if Kirk doesn’t get the hook-up with blue-skinned alien babes like in the Shatner days. But […]