We are an open community for entrepreneurs, students, engineers, scientists, investors and others who are interested in the development of private companies commercializing outer space. We seek to promote Chicago as a center of excellence for new commercial space, space-related, or space-scalable ventures.

Event Thu 10/12: “Space Crazy” NASA 2017 Film Festival submission screening and discussion

Event Thu 10/12: “Space Crazy” NASA 2017 Film Festival submission screening and discussion
Media and creative content company FRC submitted an entry to the NASA 2017 Film Festival called “Space Crazy”. The film highlights Chicago and two leaders of NewSpace Chicago: David Hurst, CEO of Orbital Transports, and Capt. David C....

Edison Awards adds Space Innovation category for 2018

Edison Awards adds Space Innovation category for 2018
In celebration of over thirty years of recognizing and awarding innovation, the Edison Awards announced today that, in partnership with NewSpace Chicago, they will expand with a new category for 2018: Space Innovation.  Originally established in 1987, the...

Crowdfunding Experts Share Their Experience With Chicago Space Entrepreneurs

Crowdfunding Experts Share Their Experience With Chicago Space Entrepreneurs
Chicago is one of the fastest growing centers for start-ups in the country, and crowdfunding is part of that engine.  25 space entrepreneurs and enthusiasts came together at Chicago’s mHub incubator on June 15th to learn from some...