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#SpaceWatchGL Interviews – Peter Beck of Rocket Lab: “I don’t have 50 or 60 years to wait”

Rocket Lab belongs to the top private launcher companies globally. With 14 launches and 55 deployed satellites, the company is one of the most vibrant actors in the space launcher market. SpaceWatch.Global Editor-in-Chief Markus Payer got the chance to talk to Peter Beck, Founder and CEO of Rocket Lab, to discuss Rocket Lab’s ambitions to go to Venus, its strategy, vertical integration and fundamental questions of humanity.

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Earth: The Final Countdown – Using Space to Save the Planet

by Dalibor Djuran, Planet LabsPlanet’s Family of Dove Satellites; Credits: Planet“Space, the final frontier.” We all remember these words spoken by the Capt. Kirk of the USS Enterprise. The Star Trek show brought space into American homes in the sixties. In the peak of the space race, Start Trek focused on space as a final frontier that needs to be conquered.

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E2MC Update On Space-Financing Rounds in September 2020

September saw over US$300 million of space financing rounds, including blockbuster rounds for Chinese launcher LandSpace and the Finnish SAR constellation ICEYE. Notably absent this month were large rounds for satellite communications companies, like those we have seen in many previous months.

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