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 Monday:
- Frank Morring Jr’s article in Aviation Week: Space Startups are Have a Head of Steam (we’re on page 3).
- Jeff Foust’s article in MIT’s Technology Review: A Sticky Solution for Grabbing Objects in Space.
- Andrew Tarantola’s article in Gizmodo: The Sticky Boom Clings With the Power of Static.
- Rebecca Boyle’s article in Popular Science: New Robot Arm Uses Static Cling to Grab Objects in Zero-G, From Satellites to Space Junk.
- Jennifer Ouellette’s article in Discovery News: Robotic ‘Sticky Boom’ Lets You Grab Stuff In Space.
- And a brief news article in Investor’s Business Daily: Future Spaceships Could
I just wanted to thank all involved in writing these articles for the excellent press, and wanted to thank the Altius team (AJ, Mike, Forrest, Bill, Kirk, Mark, and others) and our other space-industry collaborators on Sticky Boom™ for all the hard work over the past few months. Stay tuned for some updates on our progress over the past few months.