G-XMRV0PCEEB Space Business Podcast
Loading Downloads
43Episodes
Entrepreneurship

Space is rapidly growing into an exciting ecosystem for business. In this podcast we hear from entrepreneurs, executives, investors and others about the many opportunities that exist. This podcast is produced in partnership with the International Space University.

Episodes

My guest this week is Yanina Hallak, co-founder and CEO of UARX Space, a Spain-based company developing in-space transportation vehicles. Enjoy!

If you have comments or questions about the episode, email us at spacebusinesspodcast@gmail.com or post them on our Twitter (@podcast_space).

If you enjoy the show, please leave us a review on your favorite podcast app - we highly appreciate it!

The Space Business Podcast is sponsored by NanoAvionics and produced in partnership with the International Space University (ISU). Follow the podcast on Twitter @podcast_space

If you got interested in learning more about the business opportunities in space, check out my online course at https://www.udemy.com/course/space-entrepreneurship/

If you speak German, also check out my recently published introductory book on the space economy.

Episode Notes

0:00 Intro
1:51 Company's name and elevator pitch
3:58 Dedicated launch vs rideshare
9:37 OTV tech
14:12 Customer demand
15:51 The cubesat standard
20:14 When did you start the company?
22:09 More on demand patterns
27:05 The moon and Deep Space
32:46 Mars and Venus
34:10 First OTV in orbit and the space ecosystem in Galicia
39:29 The medium/long term vision for the company and being a female C level executive in space
43:40 Argentina
45:36 What else besides UARX would you be doing in Space?
47:10 Sci Fi (and LEGO)

 

Play Now

Guillermo Söhnlein has been involved in the space sector for almost twenty years in various roles, including being the original founder of Space Angels Network and the Chairman of asteroid mining company DSI. We are having a broad conversation about what is going on in space right now, incl. exploring how its current success was three decades in the making, and a lot of discussion around space entrepreneurship. Enjoy!

If you have comments or questions about the episode, email us at spacebusinesspodcast@gmail.com or post them on our Twitter (@podcast_space).

If you enjoy the show, please leave us a review on your favorite podcast app - we highly appreciate it!

The Space Business Podcast is sponsored by NanoAvionics and produced in partnership with the International Space University (ISU). Follow the podcast on Twitter @podcast_space

If you got interested in learning more about the business opportunities in space, check out my online course at https://www.udemy.com/course/space-entrepreneurship/

If you speak German, also check out my recently published introductory book on the space economy.

Episode Notes

0:00 Intro

2:22 Richard Branson's suborbital flight

6:22 Are things accelerating up in the space industry?

9:12 Have we been prepared for things happening so quickly?

13:33 "Space Industry"

15:54 The transition to the "application phase"

20:50 The Silicon Valley mindset applied to the Space Sector

25:30 Market demand, large scale production, and general space entrepreneurship talk

36:05  The inflow of new space investors

40:00 The Oceans and Outer Space

42:32 Venus

50:17 What should the space community prioritize?

54:49 Sci-Fi

Play Now

This week I sat down with Josh Western, CEO of the UK-based space startup Space Forge, who are developing a spacecraft platform for in-space manufacturing. This is a really exciting field of commercial space activity, which is starting to happen in earnest now! https://spaceforge.co.uk/

If you have comments or questions about the episode, email us at spacebusinesspodcast@gmail.com or post them on our Twitter (@podcast_space).

If you enjoy the show, please leave us a review on your favorite podcast app - we highly appreciate it!

The Space Business Podcast is sponsored by NanoAvionics and produced in partnership with the International Space University (ISU). Follow the podcast on Twitter @podcast_space

If you got interested in learning more about the business opportunities in space, check out my online course at https://www.udemy.com/course/space-entrepreneurship/

If you speak German, also check out my recently published introductory book on the space economy.

Episode notes

0:00 Intro

2:08 Elevator Pitch

3:36 Space Forge origin story

6:25 Why would someone produce something in space just to bring it back to Earth?

9:00 Examples of Space Manufacturing use cases

15:08 Economic Viability

18:34 Previous Experiments and Space Manufacturing Proof of Concept

19:40 The transition from the experimental phase to industrial scale producing

25:15 Re-entry

27:41 How flexible is the Space Forge platform?

30:09 Space Forge business model

35:31 Potential Space manufacturing platforms

41:12 Timetable for first flight

42:36 Vision for the company

44:03 In-space manufacturing for space

47:23 Wales

50:32 Space Forge is hiring right now! https://spaceforge.co.uk/

51:10 Sci-Fi

Play Now

This week’s guest is James Burk, the Vice President of the Moon Society. As you can imagine, we talked all about … the Moon, especially how we can develop a sustained human presence there. In this context, also check out the Moon Society's upcoming Lunar Development Conference: https://www.moonsociety.org/conferences/2021-ldc/

If you have comments or questions about the episode, email us at spacebusinesspodcast@gmail.com or post them on our Twitter (@podcast_space).

If you enjoy the show, please leave us a review on your favorite podcast app - we highly appreciate it!

The Space Business Podcast is sponsored by NanoAvionics and produced in partnership with the International Space University (ISU). Follow the podcast on Twitter @podcast_space

If you got interested in learning more about the business opportunities in space, check out my online course at https://www.udemy.com/course/space-entrepreneurship/

If you speak German, also check out my recently published introductory book on the space economy.

Episode notes

0:00 Intro

1:53 What is the Moon Society

2:39 Lunar Development Conference

3:08 The Moon Society's origin story

5:36 Moon exploration in the 2000s

7:32 Commercial lunar bases

12:27 Vision for lunar bases

16:55 Lunar base financing and economy

21:21 Transport capability to the Moon

24:53 Which lunar missions are most exciting

25:22 The viability of a lunar businesses

28:54 Required lunar infrastructure

30:41 The "new" space race

32:39 Law enforcement on the moon and in space

36:16 The Moon in Sci-Fi

40:11 Lunar base governance

45:12 Other aspects of lunar development

46:20 How to get involved in moon projects

Play Now

This week’s guest is Laura Forczyk, a planetary scientist turned space consultant and also author. We talk about a wide range of subjects in space, including what is currently going on in space tourism.

If you have comments or questions about the episode, email us at spacebusinesspodcast@gmail.com or post them on our Twitter (@podcast_space).

If you enjoy the show, please leave us a review on your favorite podcast app - we highly appreciate it!

The Space Business Podcast is sponsored by NanoAvionics and produced in partnership with the International Space University (ISU). Follow the podcast on Twitter @podcast_space

If you got interested in learning more about the business opportunities in space, check out my online course at https://www.udemy.com/course/space-entrepreneurship/

If you speak German, also check out my recently published introductory book on the space economy.

Episode notes

0:00 Intro

2:00 The Blue Origin auction

7:25 Yusaku Maezawa's dearMoon and Space selection processes

11:50 Tom Cruise and artists in space

14:55 How do you build a sustainable business on the moon?

16:23 Space project timelines

19:03 Should funding make us more optimistic on space?

22:54 Laura's background

26:14 Writing a book on space tourism

30:03 NASA's Venus mission

32:42 The overview effect

38:37 A China vs. USA space race (or not)?

41:55 Sub-Orbital point to point flights

46:30 The space age Millennials & Generation Zs

49:21 Diversity in the space industry

51:34 Advice for the next generation in the space industry

54:08 What are relevant trends?

56:55 Sci-Fi

Play Now

Load more

Podbean App

Play this podcast on Podbean App