Techstars Space Accelerator Announces Class of 2021

BOULDER, Colo. (Techstars PR) — Techstars is delighted to announce the incoming class for our deep tech focused Techstars Space Accelerator, a mostly-virtual program run in partnership with Arrow Electronics, SAIC, Lockheed Martin, Israel Aerospace Industries – North America and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

The program focuses on the next generation of dual-use frontier technologies, including this year’s class of 10 companies focused on solutions in quantum, in-orbit services, autonomy, hypersonics, photonics, communications and cyber-physical security.  

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Pixspan Selected for Techstars Space Accelerator Program

World’s fastest and easiest data transfer solution provider chosen among hundreds  of startups by globally recognized mentorship-driven organization for its game-changing technology advancing the satellite and space industry.

ROCKVILLE, MD, June 7, 2021 (Pixspan PR) – Pixspan, Inc. – provider of the fastest and easiest data acceleration for moving large data files of any type and size on-premise and to, from and within the Cloud – is pleased to announce it has been selected by Techstars for its prestigious Los Angeles-based Space Accelerator program, which focuses on the next generation of commercial space technology companies and related frontier technologies. Among just a handful chosen from hundreds of applicants for the intensive three-month success-builder experience beginning June 7, 2021, Pixspan will have the unique opportunity to learn from the brightest minds in the industry and access an unrivaled network of corporate partners, investors and alumni.

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Techstars Starburst Space Accelerator Announces Class of 2020

LOS ANGELES (Techstars PR) — Today Techstars announce the 10 companies joining the second class of the Techstars Starburst Space Accelerator, typically located in Los Angeles but running virtually this summer due to COVID-19.

Over the next three months these companies will rapidly accelerate their businesses by working closely with Techstars, Starburst, our network of expert mentors, and our formal sponsors from industry and government: NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Lockheed Martin, Maxar Technologies, SAIC, Israel Aerospace Industries North America, and the U.S. Air Force, with support from The Aerospace Corporation. Our Demo Day is on September 9, 2020.

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NASA’s JPL Seeking Applicants for First Space Accelerator

PASADENA, Calif. (NASA PR) — NASA’s first aerospace accelerator program, co-sponsored by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, will select 10 startup companies to take part in a three-month pilot program to develop new technologies for space. Applications will be accepted through April 7.

Organized by Techstars with support from Starburst Aerospace, the pilot program will enable the selected companies to collaborate with engineers and subject matter experts from JPL and from co-sponsors Lockheed Martin, the U.S. Air Force, Maxar Technologies, SAIC and Israel Aerospace Industries North America.

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