Momentus Space

Momentus Space

Momentus is a YC Summer 2018 batch company developing the in-space rockets powered by water plasma engines and based in Santa Clara, CA

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Latest funding round date
July 2019
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Pay It Forward
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Total funding amount (USD)
25,500,000
Total funding amount (USD)
33,800,000
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Funding rounds
Momentus Space Seed round, November 2018
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Founder
Lev Khasis
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April 1, 2020

Momentus to launch IRIS-A, a mission for NCKU space laboratory.

July 26, 2019

Momentus wins a NASA iTech Award.

November 14, 2018

Momentus announces $8.3M in Seed Funding.
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Momentus Space was founded by space entrepreneur Mikhail KokorichMikhail Kokorich and his partner Lev Khasis in Santa Clara in 2017. Momentus was originally born out of discussions with satellite operators seeking more affordable space transportation. Momentus is developing in-space propulsion systems powered by microwave electro-thermal (MET) water plasma engines. Momentus Space is the first in-space transportation services company built around high performance water plasma rocket propulsion. Momentus’ water plasma propulsions systems use water which is cheap, non-toxic, and considered safe, and easy to work with. Water based propulsion could provide a path to breaking the ties of space industries to the Earth by allowing resupply from asteroids.

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Founder
Mikhail Kokorich
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CEO
Mikhail Kokorich
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Industry
Rocket
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Investors
Drake Ventures
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Total funding amount (USD)
25,500,000
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Quiet Capital
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Momentus funding round, July 2019
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Industry
Robotics
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Accelerator Batch
Y Combinator S18 Batch
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Location
Santa Clara, California
Founded Date
2017
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Space industry
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