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#12 Rocket Factory Augsburg - German small launchers

#12 Rocket Factory Augsburg - German small launchers

October 2, 2020

Raphael talks to Stefan Brieschenk & Jörn Spurmann, co-founders of German launch company Rocket Factory Augsburg (RFA). There is a large number of rocket company startups these days, but RFA is already backed by established aerospace companies, may fly as soon as 2021, and recently announced agreements to use launch sites in Norway and French Guyana.

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

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

#11 Flavia Tata Nardini, Fleet Space Technologies - IoT from space

#11 Flavia Tata Nardini, Fleet Space Technologies - IoT from space

September 18, 2020

Raphael talks to Fleet's CEO & co-founder Flavia Tata Nardini. Adelaide, Australia-based Fleet Space develops Internet-of-Things connectivity from space, using a fleet of small satellites. Find out why this may be a big business, evidenced by the fact that space IoT companies have raised hundreds of millions in funding already.

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

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

#10 Stefan Powell,  Dawn Aerospace - Space planes & other space transportation

#10 Stefan Powell, Dawn Aerospace - Space planes & other space transportation

August 31, 2020

Dawn Aerospace recently announced the Dawn Mk-II Aurora, a fully reusable suborbital spaceplane that will take off and land like an airplane, a precursor to a future orbital version. New Zealand-based Dawn also develops satellite propulsion systems. Raphael sits down with Dawn’s CTO and co-founder Stefan Powell to discuss the company’s plans to develop transportation systems for the future space economy.

#09 Victoria Alonsoperez, Chipsafer - tracking cattle

#09 Victoria Alonsoperez, Chipsafer - tracking cattle

July 24, 2020

Satellite connectivity isn't only for humans, it seems! Chipsafer helps farmers track cattle and monitor their behavior, using satellite / IoT technology. Raphael sits down with Chipsafer's founder Victoria Alonsoperez to talk cows & satellites.

#08 Ion Padilla, WeGaw - detecting snow from space

#08 Ion Padilla, WeGaw - detecting snow from space

July 10, 2020

Detecting snow from space? It's actually not (only) about skiing! E2MC's Raphael Roettgen sat down with Ion Padilla, CEO and co-founder of Swiss-based Earth observation start-up WeGaw to understand more about it.

#07 Vytenis Buzas, NanoAvionics - Satellites

#07 Vytenis Buzas, NanoAvionics - Satellites

June 23, 2020

Who is going to build the thousands of satellites that space start-ups want to send to orbit over the next years? NanoAvionics is one of the companies going after this business. E2MC's Raphael Roettgen sits down with NanoAvionics's co-founder and CEO Vytenis Buzas to talk all things satellite manufacturing.

#06 Daniel Faber, Orbit Fab - Gas Stations in Space

#06 Daniel Faber, Orbit Fab - Gas Stations in Space

June 5, 2020

"Gas stations in space" is Daniel Faber's current mission as CEO of Orbit Fab - but his resumé also includes having been CEO of asteroid mining company DSI. Him & E2MC's Raphael Roettgen discuss both of these experiences as well as the development of a space economy in general.

Dragon Launch Party Invite

Dragon Launch Party Invite

May 26, 2020

Sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/dragon-launch-party-tickets-106571355794

For the historic Dragon Demo-2 Mission, taking astronauts from US soil to the ISS for the first time since 2011, Space Pals is running a 2 hour livestream, bringing guest experts from across the space sector (including one on site at Canaveral!) to discuss, learn and watch together. Some of the many topics we'll discuss include:

- Dragon tech specs
- Mission details
- SpaceX history & future
- Impact on US, and human, space exploration in general
- Medical preparation and monitoring of astronauts
- The experience of launch from an astronaut’s perspective

Once you've registered, we'll send out a link to the livestream on Wednesday, before the launch, so you can get involved.

#05 Marcos Franceschini, Skyloom — Optical Satellite Communications

#05 Marcos Franceschini, Skyloom — Optical Satellite Communications

May 15, 2020

Marcos Franceschini, the CEO and co-founder of Californian optical satellite communications start-up Skyloom and E2MC’s Raphael Roettgen talk about optical communications and Skyloom’s plan to deploy small relay satellites in geostationary orbit, in order to help bring the ever growing amount of space data back to Earth.

#04 Matt Desch, Iridium - Satellite Communications

#04 Matt Desch, Iridium - Satellite Communications

May 5, 2020

Matt Desch, the CEO of Iridium, and I discuss topics like the LEO satellite communications 20 years ago and now, the internet of things, and his first-hand experience with the dangers of space debris.

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