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Aurora to test deorbit tether on Momentus mission

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Finnish startup Aurora Propulsion Technologies signed a contract at the SmallSat Symposium to fly a deorbiting technology demonstration on a...

Momentus announces customers for in-space shuttle service

Mountain View, Calif. – SteamJet Space Systems is the latest customer to sign up for Momentus’ Vigoride space transportation service. Momentus announced plans at the...

Boeing veteran Dawn Harms joins Momentus leadership team

BREMEN, Germany – Dawn Harms, the former Boeing Satellite Systems International vice president for global sales and marketing, has joined in-space transportation startup Momentus...

Relativity Space raises $140 million

WASHINGTON — Small launch vehicle company Relativity Space announced Oct. 1 it has raised a new round of $140 million, a sign of investor...

Momentus reports success in testing water plasma propulsion

SAN FRANCISCO – Silicon Valley startup Momentus’ is reporting success in on-orbit testing of water plasma propulsion and other key elements of its Vigoride...

Relativity signs launch agreement with Momentus

PARIS — Small launch vehicle developer Relativity Space announced Sept. 11 a contract with Momentus to carry a set of small satellites to geostationary...

SpaceX sweetens the deal for satellite rideshare launches, and Starlink is...

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket executes a 64-satellite launch for Seattle-based Spaceflight in December 2018. Now SpaceX is planning rideshare missions without Spaceflight’s involvement. (SpaceX...

SpaceX revamps smallsat rideshare program

WASHINGTON — Less than a month after announcing a new effort to provide low-cost launch services for small satellites, SpaceX says it will increase...

Water propulsion technologies picking up steam

This article originally appeared in the Aug. 19, 2019 issue of SpaceNews magazine. When the Aerospace Corp. launched the Optical Communications and Sensor Demonstration in...

Download your digital edition of the SpaceNews SmallSat Show Daily

The SpaceNews editorial team is producing the official Show Daily for the AIAA/Utah State University 33rd annual Conference on Small Satellites in Logan, Utah,...

Momentus to rely on NanoRacks airlock for Vigoride shuttle

LOGAN, Utah – In-space transportation startup Momentus announced an agreement with NanoRacks to send Momentus’ Vigoride small satellite shuttle customers into space through NanoRack’s...

Momentus raises $25.5 million for in-space shuttle

SAN FRANCISCO – Momentus, a Silicon Valley in-space transportation startup, raised $25.5 million in its Series A funding round announced July 17. With the new...

Indian startup Bellatrix Aerospace raises $3 million

SANTA BARBARA, California — An Indian satellite propulsion startup with eventual plans to also build a small launch vehicle has raised $3 million from...

Momentus reveals plans for Vigoride Extended Line service

SAN FRANCISCO – Momentus, the Silicon Valley startup preparing to demonstrate its water plasma propulsion in orbit for the first time in July, revealed...

Op-Ed | Preserving NewSpace innovation while championing M&A in our...

The NewSpace sector is expected to grow from a $350 billion global industry in 2018 to a trillion dollar one by 2040, according to...

Exolaunch plans ambitious launch campaign

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA — Exolaunch, the German launch services provider formerly called ECM-Space, is preparing its most complex small satellite cluster to date. This spring or...

Momentus signs in-space transportation pact

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA – Exolaunch, the German launch services provider formerly known as ECM Space, signed a contract to pay in-space transportation startup Momentus more...

Momentus raises $8.3 million for last-mile spacecraft delivery

SAN FRANCISCO –Space transportation startup Momentus raised $8.3 million in seed funding for its business to offer satellite operators rides from one orbit to...

Introducing Momentus, a Silicon Valley startup focused on water plasma engines

San Francisco — Mikhail Kokorich, the space industry investor who founded Russian small satellite builder Dauria Aerospace, revealed his investment July 23 in Momentus,...
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