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Japanese Startup Markets: Space Industry

Japanese Startup Markets: Space Industry

2021.08.26

Our new round of articles is devoted to promising Japanese startups grouped by industry. Today, our focus is on the Space industry.

1. Pale Blue 


https://pale-blue.co.jp/


・Year Founded: 2020


・Total Raised to Date: $0.63M


・Overview


Developing ultra-compact integrated propulsion systems using water as a propellant.



 




2. Terra Space 


https://www.terraspace.jp/


・Year Founded: 2020


・Total Raised to Date: $0.33M


・Overview


Planning and developing mass-produced microsatellites.



3. iQPS 


https://i-qps.net/


・Year Founded: 2005


・Total Raised to Date: $5.6M


・Overview


Developing and manufacturing artificial satellites, artificial satellite-mounted equipment, precision equipment, electronic equipment and software.




4. WARPSPACE 


https://warpspace.jp/


・Year Founded: 2016


・Total Raised to Date: $0.56M


・Overview


Developing the world's first intersatellite optical communication network service "WarpHub InterSat" for low-earth orbit artificial satellites.



4. Astroscale


https://astroscale.com/


・Year Founded: 2017


・Total Raised to Date: $54.5M


・Overview


Designing and manufacturing operational services of reusable winged sub-orbital spaceplanes and peripheral components.





5. SPACE WALKER


https://space-walker.co.jp/


・Year Founded: 2017


・Total Raised to Date: $2.65M


・Overview


Designing and manufacturing operational services of reusable winged sub-orbital spaceplanes and peripheral components.




6. Iwaya Giken


http://iwayagiken.com/


・Year Founded: 2016


・Total Raised to Date: $3.0M


・Overview


Shooting from space by flying a gas balloon to a high altitude.





7. Infostellar


https://infostellar.net/


・Year Founded: 2016


・Total Raised to Date: $3.8M


・Overview


Developing and operating "Stellar Station", a ground station sharing platform for orbiting satellites.



8. SPACE BIO LABORATORIES


https://spacebio-lab.com/


・Year Founded: 2005


・Total Raised to Date: $0.98M


・Overview


Developing and selling gravity control device "Gravite" and ultra-compact and lightweight walking support robot "RE-Gait" that is attached to the ankle to assist walking.



9. PD Aerospace


https://www.pdas.co.jp/


・Year Founded: 2007


・Total Raised to Date: $0.29M


・Overview


Providing a ballistic flight service that performs minute-by-minute micro-gravity environment, images, and various observations that occur during a fall from a high altitude.



10. Space Shift


https://spcsft.com/


・Year Founded: 2009


・Total Raised to Date: $3.0M


・Overview


Developing satellite data analysis system "SqueeSAR ™" utilizing the latest InSAR technology in partnership with an Italian company.



11. ispace


https://ispace-inc.com/


・Year Founded: 2010


・Total Raised to Date: $34.9M


・Overview


Developing small lunar modules and lunar rovers for lunar exploration aimed at providing high-frequency and low-cost transportation services to the moon.



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