Ursa Major Nabs $138M of Funding 

Rocket propulsion startup Ursa Major has raised $138M of funding this year to develop its recently unveiled Lynx solid rocket motor production process and support its other propulsion programs, the company announced Thursday. 


KMI Pulls In $5M for Debris Removal

Kall Morris, Inc. (KMI) has secured $5M in DoD contracts and private investment to further its technology development and commercialization efforts, the debris removal startup announced today.


Qosmosys Closes $100M Seed Round

Lunar lander startup Qosmosys secured a staggering $100M in seed funding to help it bring its ZeusX lander to the Moon in just four years, the startup announced last week. 


Sierra Space Closes $290M Series B

Sierra Space raked in a $290M Series B funding round at a $5.3B valuation, the company announced yesterday.  That brings the company’s total fundraise to $1.7B across two funding rounds. Japanese investors MUFG Bank, Kanematsu, and Tokio Marine led the round, highlighting the company’s growing relationship with Japan. Sierra Space is also considering selecting Japan’s […]


Exclusive: Prewitt Ridge Raises $4.1M Seed Round

Prewitt Ridge has closed a $4.1M seed round, which will allow the startup to expand its go-to-market team and build new integrations for its Verve requirements management software, CEO Steven Massey told Payload.  The details: Squadra Ventures led the round, which also included participation from Stage Venture Partners, Aurelia Foundry, Wonder Ventures, Haystack, Acquia, techStars, […]


Open Cosmos Raises $50M Series B

Open Cosmos, a UK company that builds and supports satellites working on climate change and humanitarian initiatives, has raised a $50M Series B to support the company’s push into an international market.