Virgin Orbit Expands Space Solutions Business With Hypersat Investment

Virgin Orbit Expands Space Solutions Business With Hypersat Investment

Virgin Orbit announced an agreement to acquire a 17.5% stake in geospatial analytics company Hypersat LLC.  This investment will further expand Virgin Orbit’s space solutions business by providing highly accurate electro-optic and hyperspectral imagery capabilities, which can provide vital information to customers in the agriculture, defense, energy, insurance, and minerals industries, among others. The investment […]

Astroscale raises $109 million Series F round

Astroscale raises $109 million Series F round

Astroscale announced Nov. 25 that it raised $109 million from European and Japanese investors in a round it says will allow it to accelerate plans for active debris removal and satellite servicing.

The space industry comes of age

The big picture: From crewed commercial flights to startup space companies going public, this year — against the headwinds of a global pandemic — a maturing space industry emerged.