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In Announcements, Direct to Dragon Lab, Direct to Station, Extensible Booms, Propellant Depots, Sticky Boom Posted

Sticky Boom and Direct to Facility Patents Issued

While the Altius team has been busy wrapping up our Asteroid Redirect Mission BAA contract, we received notice from the US Patent Office that both of our first two patents have been approved. The first of the two patents filed, which was issued just today (March 17th), was for our Sticky Boom™ non-cooperative capture technology. […]
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In CubeSats/NanoSats, Direct to Station, Extensible Booms, Sticky Boom Posted

HatchBasket™: Genesis of A Concept

This week, Altius is rolling out an updated homepage with a focus on a commercial ISS-enabled SmallSat deployment project (“HatchBasket™”) that we’re developing with the help of NanoRacks LLC. HatchBasket is a basket-shaped structure that carries one or more CubeSat/SmallSat deployers, which is designed to mount into the hatchway of an ISS cargo vehicle, immediately […]
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In Announcements, Direct to Station, Extensible Booms, Press Release, Sticky Boom Posted

Altius Signs Space Act Agreement with NASA Langley Research Center

Altius Space Machines Signs Space Act Agreement with NASA Langley Research Center Louisville, CO, September 4, 2012 Altius Space Machines of Louisville, Colorado is pleased to announce that we have signed a non-reimbursable Space Act Agreement (SAA) with NASA Langley Research Center of Hampton, Virginia, to develop concepts for a new series of compactly-stowable long-reach […]
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In Business, Direct to Dragon Lab, Direct to Station, Sticky Boom Posted

New Moonandback Interviews

Last week, Alvin Remmers of Moonandback.com posted a new interview we did last year at the SEDS conference in Boulder. Now that both segments have been published, Alvin gave me permission again, to embed them here for future reference (these interviews first appeared on Moonandback.com, © Moonandback Media LLC, All Rights Reserved): Part 1: Interview with Jon […]
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In Business, Sticky Boom Posted

Sticky Boom™ In The Media

Altius Space Machines and Sticky Boom™ have been getting some pretty amazingly good coverage in the media over the past several days, mostly thanks articles in Aviation Week by Frank Morring Jr. and by Jeff Foust in MIT’s Technology Review last Monday and Tuesday.  Here’s a short list of the articles we’ve had since last […]
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In Business, Extensible Booms, Micro-Return/Delivery Vehicles, Propellant Depots, Sticky Boom Posted

Direct to Station (D2S™) Deliveries System

[Note: this is a blog post version of a whitepaper we recently sent out describing the technical idea that is at the heart of the Altius business plan I pitched at the 2011 NewSpace Business Plan Competition.] Problem Introduction A key missing capability that is needed to enable commercially competitive research and development on space […]
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