The Launch Company Aims to Increase Access to Space
A small Alaska startup, The Launch Company, has not only contributed to space technology – they have also obtained an acquisition from Colorado-based Voyager Space. They will remain in Alaska while experiencing the benefits of resources from the other companies under Voyager’s umbrella.
The Launch Company is redesigning launchers and lowering the cost of access to space using process and automation technologies. They have successfully developed standardized hardware connections, ground support equipment, and processes that launch rockets into space. Their work continues as they try to help overcome the logistical hurdles associated with launching a vehicle into space. They specifically want to get them into orbit faster with improved launch sites.
Ben Kellie, CEO of The Launch Company, is excited to showcase the importance of Alaska, “I want to have a lot of interesting opportunities for us to work on. And I want people to be excited about Alaska’s future.”
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