20 June. Judged by leading innovation experts, Open Cosmos has been selected as one of the top 100 ventures, number 3 on the list, with the potential to disrupt markets globally. Disrupt 100 is an index compiled by Tällt Ventures, a global data intelligence and innovation company, celebrating the ventures with the most potential to influence, change or create new global markets. Read more.
14 June. Open Cosmos has been contracted by the Satellite Applications Catapult to provide its fast and affordable space mission service to the In-Orbit Demonstration program (IOD-6). This will enable the space technologies with the best commercial capabilities to benefit from Open Cosmos’ 6U full mission services. Read more.
Entrepreneur First. 30 April 2018. “Rafael Jorda Siquier is the founder of Open Cosmos, a company making space missions simple and affordable. OC provides customers with a development kit and simulator so they can build the technology at their own pace and when they’re ready, Open Cosmos takes care of all the paperwork, integrates it into their nanosatellite alongside other customers, and puts it into space.” Read the article.
TechCrunch. 18 April 2018. “As you can probably imagine, launching satellites is a complicated business. To get into the game, companies must often go to the biggest players, like NASA.” Read the article.
The Telegraph. 18 April 2018. “A UK start-up has raised $7m (£5m) for modular satellites that cut the cost of launches from millions to £500,000, making it the latest start-up to capitalise on Britain’s burgeoning space sector.” Read the article.