South Korea’s Earth observation company SI Imaging Services (SIIS) turned down a request to share satellite imagery of Ukraine and neighboring countries to assist Ukrainian efforts to repel Russia’s invasion.
EOS Data Analytics is asking Earth observation companies around the world to share up-to-date optical and radar satellite imagery of Ukraine.
AE Industrial Partners is buying the part of Firefly Aerospace currently owned by Noosphere Venture Partners, which previously announced it was being forced by the federal government to sell its stake in the launch vehicle developer.
Firefly Aerospace is pausing preparations for its next Alpha launch, originally scheduled for early 2022, after the government asked its largest shareholder to divest its stake for national security reasons.
Serial entrepreneur Max Polyakov has made the next step in his vertically integrated space strategy, acquiring South African small satellite specialist Dragonfly Aerospace for an undisclosed sum.
Noosphere Ventures aims to build an integrated space powerhouse: Q&A with managing partner Max Polyakov
Max Polyakov is on a mission to build out a vertically integrated space business with Noosphere Ventures Partners, his Silicon Valley-based investment vehicle. He tells SpaceNews how COVID-19 has affected these plans, and how a surge in public companies is changing the business environment.
Noosphere Venture Partners is taking another step toward its goal of creating a vertically integrated space powerhouse.