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Spaceflight Industries

Spaceflight Industries

Satellite launch, mission management services, and satellite imagery company.

Spaceflight Industries is a space company that is interested in growing access to space as well as building global intelligence. The company was founded by Jason Andrews and Marian Joh in 1999, in Seattle, Washington, United States.

The company looks to remove high costs from the operations of getting into space. The company has two wholly owned subsidiaries, Spaceflight and BlackSky which they utilize to provide satellite infrastructures, ride-share capabilities, global communications networks, as well as real-time imaging capabilities.

The company looks to provide their geo-spatial intelligence services to introduce insights on planetary developments. The services that Spaceflight offers includes the development of new spaceship models, launch services, mission management, and on-going communications. Through BlackSky, they offer access to satellite images from various sources, and real-time sensor data through feeds, social media, and radio communications. The goal is to democratize space to offer real-time organizations.

Timeline

March 2018
Spaceflight Industries raises a $150,000,000 series C round from AlleyCorp and Mitsui & Co..
June 2016
Spaceflight Industries raises a $25,000,000 series B round from Mithril Capital Management, RRE Ventures, Razor's Edge Ventures and Vulcan Capital.
February 2015
Spaceflight Industries raises a $21,000,000 series B round from RRE Ventures, Razor's Edge Ventures and Vulcan Capital.
July 2013
Spaceflight Industries raises a $7,500,000 series A round.

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People

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Brian O'Toole

President of Spaceflight Industries & CEO BlackSky

Curt Blake

CEO Spaceflight

Dr. Peter Wegner

Chief Strategy Office

Nick Merski

VP of Space Operations

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Spaceflight Industries - Crunchbase Company Profile & Funding

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Spaceflight Industries

Seattle, Washington, United States

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FinSMEs
November 23, 2020
FinSMEs
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Darrell Etherington
February 12, 2020
TechCrunch
Spaceflight Industries, owner of both Spaceflight, Inc. and BlackSky, is selling the Spaceflight, Inc. portion of its business to Japanese industrial megacorporation Mitsui & Co, and Yamasa both of which will co-own the company in a 50/50 joint venture after its closing. The deal will see Spaceflight continue to operate as an independent business based [...]
November 15, 2019
news.yahoo.com
Seattle-based Spaceflight Industries, which has taken on a string of high-profile satellite missions over the past year, is in the midst of a new funding round, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Nov. 14 filing indicates that nearly $39.5 million of the offered amount

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