As preparations for a flying space-explorer on a forthcoming Soyuz flight are finalized, Roscosmos and NASA leaders talk

As the agency completes an accord with its Russian counterpart, it is becoming highly probable that a NASA astronomer will fly on the Russian Soyuz flight to the International Space Station (ISS) in April. Roscosmos stated in a declaration on February 25 that its director general, Dmitry Rogozin, did speak with Steve Jurczyk, NASA Acting Administrator, that day. Rogozin shared his […]

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$130 million raised by Axiom Space

On February 16, Axiom Space revealed that it had garnered $130 million from a consortium of investors, enabling the company to press forward with its long-term plans to set up a private space station. The C5 Capital, a company that does invest in the cybersecurity as well as “closely aligned” segments, like space, leading the Series […]

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Umbra Raises $32 Million

Umbra, which is an imagery startup for Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), announced on January 30 that it was able to amerce $32 million through equity financing. The financing involved the family office venture fund of John Burbank, the founder of the Passport Capital hedge fund, and the existing investors; CrossCut Ventures, Starbridge Ventures, Hemisphere Venture, […]

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Solar farm to spend $3 million upfront to the county

In Tulare County, the company constructing the country’s largest solar power plant said that the venture would directly spend more than $200 million in the county as well as up to around $1.1 billion indirectly. Currently, just 4 months after Planning Commission approved it, 8Minute Solar Energy has already accepted to launch the venture by paying […]

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