Exploring Space, Exploring Astrax

  source: http://www.astrax-by-iss.com Most entrepreneurs that I meet in NewSpace are talented, enthusiastic and energic people  There are few that I would say really are at the peak of that mountain of entrepreneurs and here is where I would like to introduce Taichi Yamazaki, CEO and Founder of Astrax. For the people and by the people are the first few words that come to my mind when I look at this video of parabolic flights offered by Astrax.   You see ordinary people from all walks of life, students, bridges, dreamers coming together to share a common experience that is truly … Continue reading Exploring Space, Exploring Astrax

Reflecting 2018 and 2019 WSW theme is “The Moon: Gateway to the Stars”.  

source: WSW   2018 has been an incredible year for the World Space Week. The latest release of the World Space Week Annual Report  shows us it has been a year of increased activities, achievements and partnerships. The 2019 World Space Week theme is, “The Moon: Gateway to the Stars”. source: WSW   What is World Space Week? Held annually from 4-10 October First held in 2000 after UNISPACE III UN General Assembly Resolution; 5,422 reported events in 86 countries in 2018; Since 2012, annual growth of approximately 30% in number of events; Organised by World Space Week Association, coordinators in … Continue reading Reflecting 2018 and 2019 WSW theme is “The Moon: Gateway to the Stars”.  

What makes Infostellar successful?

source: Infostellar.net Infostellar, founded by Naomi Kurahara is one of those NewSpace startups that I truly respect.  Infostellar is very much values-based and about its people.  Their focus is very much on the talents of their people and also utilising their talents to tackle complex problems.  Everyone is an active player in the team.  Their focus is on team integrity and in working together to tackle the challenges they are facing.  According to Forbes, Infostellar wants to build a worldwide ground station network with the aim of sharing antennas on a global platform.  With more and more satellite launches, CEO … Continue reading What makes Infostellar successful?

What makes Astroscale successful?

source: Astroscale.com Founder and CEO, Nobu Okada of Astroscale is doing something that many States would rather not.  And he’s ahead of the game, thinking of the future and addressing one of the most pressing needs of the future, tackling Space Debris.  Yes, Space Debris. Calling themselves #Space Sweepers and here you may envisage the lack of glamour and burdensome role of cleaning up space – wrong.  On the contrary, Astroscale has touched the hearts and minds of all environmentalists, all Millenials and most likely old Space actors, who are all too clearly aware of the problem of space debris … Continue reading What makes Astroscale successful?

NewSpace

NewSpace2060 is about dreaming, talking and developing the NewSpace economy in 2060. The vision of NewSpace2060 is to empower NewSpace entrepreneurs and startups with a view of returning to the Moon and having a fully functional interplanetary species by 2060. After launching the NewSpace2060 International Moon Pitch competition in collaboration with the Moon Village Association at UNISPACE50+ in May 2018 and announcing the cohort of winners at the National Space Society in November 2018, it has become clear that there is an interest and desire to explore space- be it scientists, researchers, investors, explorers. My vision is to work with … Continue reading NewSpace