LAS VEGAS (AFNS) —AFWERX, the U.S. Air Force’s innovation catalyst, announced Sept. 16 that registration is now live for EngageSpace virtual event. Join AFWERX, the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Space Force and the Space Frontier Foundation for this two-day virtual event on September 29-30.
With its highly interactive format and diverse participants, this event is designed to revolutionize how the space ecosystem works, dismantle the walls between sectors and close the “believability gap” for what’s possible in space.
SpaceFund had an exciting 4th Quarter and we’re thrilled to announce that our first fund, SpaceFund One, is up and running and has made its’ first three investments:
Made In Space
First 3D printer in space, additive manufacturing system now used under the ocean and in Antarctica. Manufactures ultra high-quality fiber optics in space.
Commercial space station designed to evolve from International Space Station both in technology and customer base/income generation. First systems scheduled to fly 2020, with first paid commercial “spaceflight participants” on the ISS as early as 2021.
Satellite re-fueling, propellant storage and transfer technologies. Flew on International Space Station, demonstrated transfers. Several patented technologies including docking clamp and fill/drain port for satellite refueling. Article from TechCrunch.
We’re excited to continue to grow our portfolio in 2020. If you think your company might be a good fit for the SpaceFund portfolio, please submit your information on our website: SpaceFund.com.
The world’s first space security token was announced today at the Crypto Summit, by SpaceFund Inc., a Texas based venture capital firm focused on using new blockchain technology to fund ‘frontier enabling’ space technology startups.
“SpaceFund’s goal is to support the development and profitability of amazing new space startups around the world,” said Rick Tumlinson, founding partner of SpaceFund, co-founder of several leading space initiatives, and space industry thought leader. “With Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and others investing billions into a space economic infrastructure, a revolution is underway in space. We want to allow more visionary people to get involved, to support the entrepreneurs opening space to humanity, and to share in the wealth it will create. This offering is both a giant leap and a first step in that direction.”