The Space accelerator finalists for the $100K price

    The business accelerator called “Hyperspace” has announced their finalists to compete for the $100,000 worth of prizes. Thirteen startups and 11 universities, all based in the US, were selected for the competition. Hyperspace is funded by the newly formed US Space Force in hopes to support the advancement of space technologies and form relationships between researchers, the private sector, and the public sector. 

    The 2021 mission needs include improving the tracking of space debris, utilizing machine learning for space, leveraging quantum technologies, and making use of autonomous spacecraft. 

    Here is the list of the Startups listed:

    Astroport Space Technologies, Inc. (San Antonio, Texas)

    Atomionics (Albuquerque, N.M.)

    G-SPACE, INC (Sunnyvale, Calif.)

    Knight Aerospace (San Antonio, Texas)

    Lunar Outpost (Evergreen, Colo.)

    Neutron Star Systems USA Corp. (Colorado Springs, Colo.)

    O Analytics Incorporated (White Hall, W.Va.)

    Obruta Space Solutions (Ottawa, ON, Canada)

    Quaternion Consulting Inc (Herndon, Va.)

    SCOUT (Alexandria, Va.)

    TurnRock Labs (Seattle, Wash.)

    Varda Space Industries, Inc. (Torrance, Calif.)

    Vegamx (New York, N.Y.)

    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Daytona Beach, Fla.)

    New Mexico Tech (Socorro, N.M.)

    SFluor Inc. (Albany, N.Y.)

    Stevens Institute of Technology (Hoboken, N.J.)

    SUNY Polytechnic Institute (Albany, N.Y.)

    Texas State University (San Marcos, Texas)

    University of Texas at El Paso (El Paso, Texas)

    The Pennsylvania State University (Freeport, Penn.)

    University of Cincinnati (Cincinnati, Ohio)

    University of Colorado Colorado Springs (Colorado Springs, Colo.)

    Utah State University (Logan, Utah)


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