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SES pivots to U.S. flight to achieve 2023 hypersonic demonstration

A ramjet engine test for a future SES hypersonic vehicle. Credit: Space Engine Systems

Space Engine Systems (SES) appears to be pivoting its business plans rapidly due to requests by its investors, and the regulatory environment. But it still says it is on track for a 2023 flight to demonstrate a hypersonic vehicle for commercial and potentially military service. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. …

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Maritime Launch Services ends SPAC merger, work in Ukraine continues

Maritime Launch Services

It's been an eventful couple of months for Maritime Launch Services. SpaceQ spoke with CEO Steve Matier who brought us up to speed with the latest developments including the announcement of $7 million in new funding. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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Sasha Jacob on investing, chairing Maritime Launch Services

Artist illustration: MLS launch from the Nova Scotia spaceport

Why did long time investment banker Sasha Jacob, with no experience in the space sector, choose to invest in infrastructure startup Maritime Launch Services? The answer in part lies in what he learned as “the first investment banker in Canada in renewable energy.” I recently had the opportunity to talk in some detail with Jacob about his involvement in Maritime Launch Services (MLS). It’s a …

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A 2021 update to the small launch vehicle survey

The Firefly Alpha launch vehicle

How many small launch vehicles are operational in the USA? If you said four you are correct. And did you know there are approximately 163 small launch vehicles being tracked in a leading survey. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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