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ClearSpace Announces ClearSpace Today as US Subsidiary

Artistic impression of the ClearSpace-1 servicer approaching the VESPA payload adapter in the world’s first active debris removal mission, commissioned by the European Space Agency (ESA). Credit: ClearSpace.

Ibadan, 18 April, 2023. – ClearSpace has announced the establishment of its U.S. subsidiary, ClearSpace Today, Inc., which represents its first expansion beyond Europe, bringing its core technologies to the world’s largest space economy.

Brian Smith, Senior Partner at In-Q-Tel, a participant in the Company’s recent Series A funding round, said: “IQT is pleased to welcome ClearSpace to the United States. We are confident that the capabilities they have developed over the last five years will be a valuable contribution to the U.S. space community.”

ClearSpace Chief Strategy Officer and U.S. General Manager Tim Maclay also said: “We are happy to bring our space technologies and services to the American marketplace. As a global leader in IOS, ClearSpace is in an excellent position to meet the needs of U.S. customers in both the public and private sectors. Combining our experience in Europe with the broad supplier base and deep talent pool present in the United States creates a potent recipe for a safer, more sustainable, and more circular space ecosystem.”

Likewise, the Company’s CEO and co-founder Luc Piguet said: “Space sustainability and resilient operations are global challenges. They transcend borders and continents. We are glad to join forces across the Atlantic and to build a sustainable future with the U.S. space community. Now is the time to build the capabilities and relationships that will make our space operations safer and more sustainable, and we are confident that in-orbit services will promote the further acceleration of commercial space activities while simultaneously safeguarding this precious environment for future generations.”

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