Gas Stations in Space – A conversation with Daniel Faber

Astronaut Christina Koch puts Orbit Fab’s liquid transfer technology demonstration equipment through its paces on the International Space Station. Credit: NASA.

The concept of propellant depots, or “Gas Stations in Space,” has been around for decades. There are now several companies trying to take the concept and turn into reality.

On this weeks episode of the Space Economy podcast, my guest is Daniel Faber, Co-founder and CEO of Orbit Fab, a startup with a focus on on-obit spacecraft servicing to start. They’ve already completed a technology demonstration on the International Space Station, they’ve raised some money, and they’re one of those companies trying to make the concept of fuel depots in space, a reality.

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About Marc Boucher

Boucher is an entrepreneur, writer, editor & publisher. He is the founder of SpaceQ Media Inc. and CEO and co-founder of SpaceRef Interactive LLC. Boucher has 20+ years working in various roles in the space industry and a total of 30 years as a technology entrepreneur including creating Maple Square, Canada's first internet directory and search engine.

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