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 [...]

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