ASTROSCALE was recognized as Technology Pioneers by World Economic Forum(WEF). We were selected from around the world as one of the most innovative companies that would have a significant impact on business and society. http://widgets.weforum.org/techpioneers-2017/ *Examples of selected Technology Pioneers: Google (2002), Twitter (2010), and Airbnb (2014).
NHK NEWS WEB article focuses on space debris issues and how ASTROSCALE aims to solve those as a private company.
The Founder and CEO of Astroscale, Nobu Okada had a chance to meet with His Imperial Highness the Crown Prince of Japan in person. Mr. Okada explained space debris issue as well as Astroscale’s first two missions, IDEA OSG1 (sub-millimeter sized debris monitoring satellite) and ELSA-d (spacecraft retrieval servicing satellite).
We’re honoured to be listed among the Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Space by Fast Company.