Starburst announced the launch of its 2nd cohort for ASTRA

Starburst revealed the second cohort of ASTRA.

Starburst revealed the second cohort of ASTRA.

This week is full of new beginnings for the Starburst Aerospace Tel Aviv branch…


ASTRA, the first space tech accelerator in Israel, kicked off its second cohort with four promising international #startups all the way from Portugal, Japan and Poland.


We are excited to present ASTRA Cohort 2:


SpacEngineer  [Nélson Oliveira]— develops a composite material solution for impact protection of satellites.


WeSpace Technologies  [Yigal Harel & Yifat Feffer]— a deep space vehicle ‘Hopla’ for lunar exploration.


IDDK  [Kohei Yoshioka]— offers a solution for bio-experiments in microgravity.


Magellanic Space [Albert David Lewandowski]— building a cybersecurity solution for the space industry.


Simultaneously, six other projects will initiate the start of the 9th Cohort of the IAI – Israel Aerospace Industries Innovation Center powered by Starburst Aerospace. The projects are developing technologies around the topics of electrical aircraft, Hydrogen, Radars, AI and more. A joint venture with the IAI, this cohort consists of Axon Pulse, Israel Defense Forces, AiGENT-TECH LTD, Tiltan Software Engineering LTD and Lirhot Systems LTD.


We are excited to see what the future holds for our new and exciting startups and projects.


About ASTRA:
Starburst, the world’s first and only global aviation and space accelerator, has partnered with the Israel Aerospace Industries to launch the ASTRA accelerator program, which aims to support startups and research that develop innovative technologies in the Space Industry. By launching next-generation space technology ventures, ASTRA will transform Israel from a startup nation to a spacetech nation.
Anchored in Tel Aviv, this early-stage accelerator is designed to support startups in several verticals with space technologies applications. The program will create an innovation hub nurtured by key players in the industry, both locally and globally.
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