Astroscale

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Astroscale is a space company with a mission to remove space debris. The Company's mission is to secure long-term spaceflight safety by solving and developing space debris removal services. Astroscale offers space debris removal satellite system to deorbit large space debris, and space engineering services.

TypePrivate
Founded2013
HQSingapore, SG
Websiteastroscale.com

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Employees (est.) (Oct 2020)80(+7%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Astroscale

Nobu Okada

Nobu Okada

Founder & CEO
Chris Blackerby

Chris Blackerby

Group COO & Director, Japan
John Auburn

John Auburn

Chief Commercial Officer and Director, UK
Atsuyuki Uenaka

Atsuyuki Uenaka

Chief Financial Officer
Ai Makino

Ai Makino

CIO
Ron Lopez

Ron Lopez

President & Managing Director, Astroscale U.S. Inc.
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Astroscale Office Locations

Astroscale has offices in Singapore, Denver, Sumida-ku and Didcot
Singapore, SG (HQ)
7 Straits View Marina One East Tower, #05-01
Sumida-ku, JP
1-17-2 Kinshi
Didcot, GB
Harwell Innovation Centre, Curie Ave
Denver, US
1401 Lawrence St #1600
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Astroscale Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2013

Astroscale total Funding

$168.7 m

Astroscale latest funding size

$51 m

Time since last funding

17 days ago

Astroscale investors

Astroscale's latest funding round in October 2020 was reported to be $51 m. In total, Astroscale has raised $168.7 m
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Astroscale Cybersecurity Score

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B

87/100

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Astroscale News and Updates

Japan’s space debris removal startup Astroscale banks $51m in series E round

The round, led by venture capital firm AStart Co. Ltd., brings the total capital raised to date to US$191 million.

Japanese space debris startup Astroscale raises $151m in Series E

Hulic, I-Net Corp, Shimizu Corporation, and SPARX Space Frontier Fund also backed the round. The post Japanese space debris startup Astroscale raises $151m in Series E appeared first on DealStreetAsia.

Astroscale raises $51 million in Series E funding to fuel its orbital sustainability ambitions

On-orbit service and logistics startup Astroscale has raised a $51 million Series E funding round, bringing its total raised to date to $191 million thus far. The Japan-based company has been focused on delivering new solutions for orbital end-of-life – meaning ways to make orbital operations more s…

Astroscale raises $51 million in Series E, $191 million overall

Astroscale Holdings Inc. raised $51 million in a Series E investment round, bringing total funding for the Tokyo-based orbital debris removal startup to $191 million. SpaceNews

Astroscale leaps into the satellite servicing fray

The company, which until now has focused on space debris removal, has acquired an Israeli company to jump-start its move into offering satellite life-extension services.

Astroscale expands into geostationary satellite life extension with new acquisition

Orbital spacecraft sustainability startup Astroscale has acquired the IP, most assets and staff of a an Isreali company called Effective Space Solutions in order to broaden its service offering to include servicing geostationary (GEO) satellites, as well as low Earth orbit (LEO) debris removal. Astr…
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Astroscale Blogs

On Orbit, Off Campus: a Virtual Primer in On-Orbit Services

Astroscale U.S. is back with another webinar, and this time they are co-hosting with Secure World Foundation and covering… on-orbit servicing! On-orbit servicing is generating a lot of conversation and excitement — but what does it really mean and include? What are the challenges, opportunities, and…

Astroscale U.S. Appoints Carolyn Belle as Director, Advanced Systems, and Rob Staples as Program Manager

New additions will bolster the company’s position in satellite life-extension and other on-orbit services markets Denver, CO, USA, July 29, 2020 – Astroscale U.S. Inc., (“Astroscale U.S.”), the U.S. unit of Astroscale Holdings Inc., the market leader in securing long-term orbital sustainability, tod…

Astroscale U.S. Appoints Becky Yoder as Senior Vice President for Finance and Business Operations

Expanding team strengthens company’s position in growing on-orbit and end-of-life services markets Denver, CO, USA, July 9, 2020 – Astroscale U.S. Inc., (“Astroscale U.S.”), the U.S. unit of Astroscale Holdings Inc., the market leader in securing long-term orbital sustainability, today announced tha…

Astroscale U.S. Enters the GEO Satellite Life Extension Market

【日本語のプレスリリースは最下段より】 Denver, CO, USA, June 3, 2020 – Astroscale U.S. Inc., the U.S. unit of Astroscale Holdings Inc., the market leader in securing long-term orbital sustainability, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the intellectual property and other assets and to…

Get to know a Space Sweeper: Nobuyasu Tajime

1. Let’s start off with a quick intro. What’s your name and title? My name is Nobuyasu Tajime, and I work for Business Development and Regulatory Affairs in our Tokyo office. 2. Can you explain what you do exactly? My job here is to find business opportunities to collaborate with... The post Get to …

Astroscale Opens Series E Funding Round and Secures First Investor

【日本語のプレスリリースは最下段より】 May 18, 2020 – Astroscale Holdings Inc. (“Astroscale”), the market-leader in developing technology and services to remove space debris and secure long-term orbital sustainability, today announced it has opened a Series E funding round and has secured I-NET CORP. (I-NET), a leadin…
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Astroscale Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Astroscale founded?

    Astroscale was founded in 2013.

  • Who are Astroscale key executives?

    Astroscale's key executives are Nobu Okada, Chris Blackerby and John Auburn.

  • How many employees does Astroscale have?

    Astroscale has 80 employees.

  • Who are Astroscale competitors?

    Competitors of Astroscale include D-Orbit, Core Avionics & Industrial and Space Domain Awareness.

  • Where is Astroscale headquarters?

    Astroscale headquarters is located at 7 Straits View Marina One East Tower, #05-01, Singapore.

  • Where are Astroscale offices?

    Astroscale has offices in Singapore, Denver, Sumida-ku and Didcot.

  • How many offices does Astroscale have?

    Astroscale has 4 offices.