Chicago Space Infrastructure Companies

By |2020-03-21T17:11:12-05:00October 12th, 2017|

Orbital Transports mentioned in the Chicago Tribune: [Hurst] wants Orbital Transports to eventually develop infrastructure in space — cosmic equivalents to earth’s roads, trains and bridges — to support continuing operations in the first 100 to 200 miles of space, called low-earth orbit, and beyond. That could mean mining ice from the lunar south pole [...]

Chicago as an Outer Space Travel Hub

By |2020-03-21T17:19:53-05:00June 17th, 2016|

Orbital Transports mentioned on STARTLAND: SpaceX may be the company people think of when it comes to finally plunking a flag into the red soil of Mars, but a Chicagoan David Hurst has other ideas. The serial entrepreneur has sky-high plans to help area startups get in on the ground floor of the “next trillion [...]

Outer Space Travel From Chicago?

By |2020-03-21T17:23:35-05:00June 9th, 2016|

Orbital Transports mentioned on ChicagoInno: When you think about the future of commercial space travel and the possibility of long-term human presence in outer space, you think Elon Musk--and rightfully so. SpaceX has been one of the darlings of the tech world, making massive advancements in space innovation and collecting more than $1 billion in funding. But [...]

NewSpace Satellite Chicago Competition

By |2020-03-21T17:24:55-05:00February 17th, 2016|

NewSpace Chicago, an open community of space entrepreneurs in Chicago, announced they are holding a business plan competition (BPC) to encourage the development of commercial ventures in outer space.  The competition is focused on space-related and space-scalable business start-ups in and around the Chicagoland area.  The NewSpace Chicago BPC will be held from 9:00 to [...]

Interview With Pascal Rogiest Of SES S.A. Satellite

By |2020-03-21T17:27:48-05:00November 20th, 2015|

The space entrepreneur networking group NewSpace Chicago recently hosted a conversation with Pascal Rogiest, recently VP of Mergers and Acquisitions of SES, S.A.  Pascal discussed current trends he sees in the communications satellite industry.  He encounters three main types of customers, private commercial companies, governments from European and developed nations, and governments from developing nations.  [...]

Space Angels Network’s Dylan Taylor

By |2020-03-21T17:31:10-05:00October 9th, 2015|

The space entrepreneur networking group NewSpace Chicago recently hosted a conversation with Dylan Taylor of the Space Angels Network.  Dylan talked about some of the opportunities for new start-up ventures in the space industry.  Space is a large and growing market and Space Angels Network is a leader in funding new aerospace ventures.  Reduced launch [...]

NewSpace Chicago Commercial Space Venutres

By |2020-03-21T17:33:49-05:00August 13th, 2015|

NewSpace Chicago announced its formation as an entrepreneurial community for the development of private companies commercializing outer space.  The organization seeks to promote Chicago as a center of excellence for new commercial space, space-related, and space-scalable ventures.  It welcomes participation by entrepreneurs, students, engineers, investors, and others who are interested in creating new commercial space [...]

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