Tag Archives: SPAC

Rocket Lab to go public and unveils medium lift rocket Neutron

Rocket Lab Electron launch

Rocket Lab joins the growing list of startup space companies that are going public through a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) by announcing today a merger with NASDAQ listed Vector Acquisition Corporation with "implied pro forma enterprise value of $4.1 billion, representing 5.4x 2025 projected revenue of approximately $750 million." This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, …

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VC Steve Jurvetson and Astra’s Chris Kemp offer contrasting views on the small satellite launch market

Astra rocket first stage

At the recent virtual SmallSat Symposium two keynotes offered different perspectives on the small satellite launch services market. The first keynote was by Future Ventures partner Steve Jurvetson and the second keynote was by Chris Kemp, CEO of Astra, the small satellite launch services startup. There's some common ground between the two, but their views on who should serve the small satellite launch services market …

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