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Seraphim Space Camp launches Mission 9

Seraphim Space Camp, a VC-led accelerator for global startups in the spacetech industry, has announced the startups taking part in Mission 9.

Seraphim Space Camp is an 11-week programme that supports SpaceTech companies from inception to IPO. The latest cohort from the team behind the world’s leading space fund, features seven new startups, all of which are looking to develop key relationships with some of the world’s leading space corporates and agencies, and get themselves investment ready. 
Mission 9’s cohort includes companies specialising in areas such as smart glove technology for space suits, next-generation Orbital Transfer Vehicles, data-driven solutions to the growing space debris problem, and thermal management technology. There is strong UK representation among this year’s cohort, demonstrating the country’s growing influence in the global space sector, with other Mission 9 companies originating from the US, Germany and Norway. It includes both first-time entrepreneurs and those who have previously sold businesses and are building their next venture. 

The cohort members are: 

Ntention – User centred interaction systems for the next generation of spacesuits (Norway)
Lunasa Space – Orbital Transfer Vehicles for the SmallSat industry (UK)
ODIN – On-orbit tracking for mission critical space debris monitoring and asset preservation (UK)
Smart IR – Advanced graphene materials for the next generation of satellite thermal management (UK) 
AIRMO – Satellite constellation providing unique green-house gases (GHGs) emissions monitoring (Germany)
Cislunar Industries – Transforming space debris into a resource through in-space metal processing and recycling (US)
Deep Planet – Earth Observation analytics for sustainable, precision viticulture (UK)

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