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SpaceRyde

Using balloons to launch small satellites to space

SpaceRyde uses balloons to launch small satellites to space. This is the first on-demand and affordable taxi to space for small satellites. SpaceRyde’s rocket is lifted with a balloon to 35km. The proprietary software plans a launch path, and points the rocket in the right direction. The rocket is then launched mid-air from the balloon to take small satellites to space. SpaceRyde’s first sub-scale prototype successfully flew from Canada in June 2019 (Flight video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lUgtVHnomcc ). This was the first permit Canada issued for a rocket launch in 21 years! SpaceRyde is currently building its full scale launch system for 2021 launch to space.

SpaceRyde
Founded2018
Team Size18
LocationToronto, Canada

Sohrab Haghighat

Sohrab Haghighat
SpaceRyde

Saharnaz Safari

Saharnaz Safari
SpaceRyde