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 11/9: Accelerating the Launchpad to Humanity’s Greatest Journey

Event Thu 11/9: Accelerating the Launchpad to Humanity’s Greatest Journey
Join us for a conversation with Dan Lopez, CEO and Founder of OrbitMuse. Dan will give an overview of Orbitmuse, a FinTech solution that democratizes the funding of space programs and supply chain transactions, while accelerating Space development...

Being “Space Crazy”, or Getting Closer to the Stars and the Space In-Between

Being “Space Crazy”, or Getting Closer to the Stars and the Space In-Between
On 12 October, NewSpace Chicago was treated to a special screening of the short film “Space Crazy”, produced by FRC.  Space Crazy was created as submission to NASA’s summer 2017 short film competition CineSpace.  The film wonderfully captures...

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...