Space

Manufacturing in Space for Earth-Bound Products

On a small plot of blue clay soil in France are grown grapes that produce one of the finest wines known to man – Petrus. While cult wine movie Sideways painted a bad picture of merlots, nobody puts Petrus in the corner. It’s a merlot whose berries are picked one at a time, consistently commanding […]

BlackSky Stock: Low-Latency Geospatial Intelligence

If you can figure out what motivates someone, you’re in a much better position at the negotiation table. In the case of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), you have three stakeholders at the table – the sponsor who gets paid millions if any deal gets done (sponsors have seen average returns of +958%), the company […]

Will Virgin Orbit Stock Take Off Like a Rocket?

If you’re thinking you haven’t maximized your short time here on earth, read Sir Richard Branson’s autobiography, Losing My Virginity. Let the shame and self-loathing sink in for a bit. What this charismatic human accomplished during his 71 years on this planet is hard to fathom. Considered the poster boy of entrepreneurial success, Mr. Branson’s spare […]

SpaceX Takes on the Industrial Internet of Things

When Elon Musk decided he wanted to send the first rocket to Mars, he went rocket shopping. That’s when he found out the price of a rocket was astronomical, yet materials only accounted for 2-3% of the cost. So, he decided to build his own rocket and SpaceX was born. The end result is a […]

Mynaric Stock: Laser Communication for Satellites

A small German stock is flying under the radar with a revolutionary technology that enables satellites to communicate using lasers. You can get on the ground floor with this small space company that may be on the cusp of capturing billions of dollars in opportunity. Two high-profile U.S. government contract wins mark a turning point […]

7 Space Rocket Companies Launching Small Satellites

A funny thing happened on the way to the public markets: A startup waiting to finalize a merger with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) made extensive financial disclosures before sealing the deal. Rocket Lab, a leading space rocket company primarily serving the small satellite market, released a 700-plus-page document that spelled out the risks […]

A Review of the Seraphim Space Investment Trust

Arthur C. Clarke once said “two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.” Space has always had an allure that’s attracted investment dollars from billionaires and retail investors alike. For the latter, so far it’s been slim pickings. Old school satellite operator stocks aren’t very appealing and the space ETFs on offer are […]

Planet Stock: The Leader in Geospatial Intelligence

Perhaps you’ve heard the old story about how JFK’s father, Joe Kennedy, decided to get out of the stock market when the shoeshine boy started giving him stocks tips. It seems like every market crash has been preceded by a period of mania where investors have been replaced by speculators who will buy just about […]

Tracking Space Debris with LeoLabs

Back in 2018, Elon Musk sent his own Tesla Roadster into orbit on the Falcon Heavy test flight. Questions were raised as to whether or not the stunt was essentially throwing automotive waste into space, and the brainy experts and armchair jockeys began arguing about whether the car would pose a risk by interfering with […]

Why AST SpaceMobile Stock is So Appealing to Investors

A media pundit once referred to the Nanalyze brand as “iconoclastic.” We know what you’re thinking. What sort of tool would use such a word? There’s a fine line between how many fancy words make for a great read and how many are just wasted on the 95% that didn’t go to Hahvud. Is the […]