NEWS: Techstars Announces Its First Class For The Starburst Space Accelerator

The inaugural class of the Techstars Starburst Space Accelerator in LA announced its first cohort. See comprehensive story on the space accelerator here.

Over the next three months, these startups will be able to accelerate their businesses by working closely with Techstars and Starburst, as well as their network of expert mentors and 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.

The Demo Day will be October 16.

The selected companies represent a diversity of ideas, geographies, and industries. They’re tackling challenges in areas such as in-space propulsion and servicing, Earth observation, generative design, nuclear power, launch, solar cells, and autonomous vehicles.

They’re targeting industries including agriculture, automotive, mining, and energy.

Hybird develops robotic solutions to digitise and inspect industrial assets for safer, faster, and cheaper maintenance
Hydrosat turns space imagery into vital products for agriculture and related industries
Leo Aerospace is a dedicated launch service for microsatellites
Morpheus Space developed a fusion between cutting-edge electric propulsion & AI: Agile Constellations
Novo Space developed high-performance electronics for the space industry
Orbit Fab is an on-orbit fuel supply company
Pixxel builds and operates cutting-edge imaging satellites
Regher Solar developed solar cells to power the space economy
SciArt Software provides software tools for generative design
Zeno Power Systems developed a next-gen radioisotope power system
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