aerospace

Regulus Cyber launches with a technology to secure autonomous vehicles

Update: This post has been updated to reflect that Regulus’ chief executive is Yonatan Zur.  Over the next 20 years the autonomous vehicle market is expected to grow into a $700 billion industr

How Zunum Aero’s hybrid-electric planes aim to transform flight starting in 2022

Consumer passenger flight could be the next industry that's transformed by electric powertrains, and Seattle's Zunum Aero wants to be at the forefront of that change.

Launching an aerospace startup at Mach 2 with your hair on fire

You won’t be happy unless you’re going Mach 2 with your hair on fire.

The next billion-dollar startup will be in aerospace

On the back of the incredible innovations that have disrupted today’s urban transit systems, with new ride-share models, electric energy and autonomous technologies, urban air mobility is poised for

Made In Space reveals the Archinaut, a robot-operated factory in the sky

Made In Space is known as the company behind the 3D printers on board the International Space Station. Astronauts have used the startup’s Additive Manufacturing Facility to churn out everything from

Boeing wants to turn satellites into a cheaper, highly-automated business

Aerospace company Boeing is in the process of changing the way satellites are built and made operational, according to the Wall Street Journal, with an eye toward automating much of the process and ma

Starburst Ventures closes $200 million debut fund to back space tech startups

A new venture fund called Starburst Ventures has raised a $200 million debut fund to invest in early stage aerospace startups over the next three years. The fund is an extension of the Starburst Accel

NASA funds long shots aiming to make electric and eco-friendly aircraft

One of these days we're going to see aircraft go electric, just as cars are — but not for a while. In the meantime, we can't slack off when it comes to the research that will make it possible. NASA

Boulder's eSpace Center Wants To Make Aerospace A Startup-Friendly Industry

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/espace-logo.jpg" class="shot2"></img> Private sector space tech companies — from Virgin Galactic to Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) — have

DARPA asks aerospace industry to design enormous, infinite-flight "Vulture" craft

When I say enormous, I mean enormous. We’re talking 500-ft wingspan here. The idea is it would be a permanent sub-orbital (60,000-90,000ft) base, powered by the sun and capable of carrying 1,000