The company is collaborating with Interflight Global Europe to create Astroport Europe for construction operations on the Moon
Luxembourg, April 19, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Astroport Space Technologies, Inc., headquartered in San Antonio, TexasUSA, and Interflight Global Europe, S.à rl, headquartered in Luxembourg, announces its joint partnership to launch Astroport Space Technologies S.à rl (Astroport Europe). The two companies unveiled the new Astroport branch at the annual European Space Resources Week gathering of the space resources community, held in 2018. Luxembourg In the Lux Expo box April 19-21. Astroport Europe will focus on developing the lunar construction and operations technologies needed to achieve the company’s goals of placing lunar surface infrastructure assets such as roads and landing pads to support the NASA Artemis program, commercial mining missions and establishing a permanent presence on the Moon.
Astroport develops in-situ lunar construction materials derived from regolith and the geotechnical engineering processes needed to prepare the surface site for landing/launch pads, which is one of the first infrastructure elements required for permanent presence. “With a focus on “regolith work” to excavate and transport regolith, we see Luxembourg “And its thriving space entrepreneurship ecosystem is the perfect place to develop new uses and new regolith-based products from backlog accumulations of feedstock during the exploration phases of construction of our site preparation,” said Sam Schemmens, Astroport founder, CEO and space engineer. Complete Astroport’s regolith melting technology and automated construction system to build lunar infrastructure.
Emilio de la GuardiaPartner and Managing Director of Astroport Europe said: “We are delighted to officially be part of Luxembourg Space community, we look forward to establishing new relationships and continuing to build on the collaboration we have established with local space companies during our participation in the European Space Resources Innovation Center (ESRIC) Startup Support Program (SSP). Astroport was one of 5 companies competitively selected In 2022 by ESRIC for the first group of companies that will undergo a 3-month pre-incubation cycle.
Oscar GarciaChairman and CEO of Interflight Global Corporation, headquartered in Miami, FL“Our relationship with Astroport Space Technologies is in both,” he said United States of America And now in Europe “Continues its consolidation through this new partnership.” Astroport Europe will be the headquarters for all European operations and investment activities for European projects.
About Astroport: Astroport Space Technologies is a space construction and materials manufacturing company that transforms planetary resources into durable raw materials for the autonomous construction of lunar and Martian infrastructure. Headquartered in San Antonio, TexasAstroport was founded with a vision to design, deploy and operate interplanetary landing ports to facilitate safe, reliable and efficient spaceflight to the Moon, Mars and beyond. Astroport is a deep tech startup founded in 2020 that operates as the technology venture arm of Exploration Architecture Corporation (XArc), a space design and architecture consulting firm founded in 2007.
About Interflight Global: Interflight Global Corporation (IFG) is a leading global provider of advisory, consulting, financial broking and brokerage in the commercial air and space transportation industries. depends on United Statewas founded in 1992 by Oscar S. GarciaChairman and CEO of the company. IFG helps clients define, structure, produce, implement and leverage effective strategic, feasibility, business, marketing and financial plans. IFG’s insights and expertise provide our aeronautics, aerospace and aerospace customers with highly effective business solutions to address their most complex challenges.
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