Sponsors & Partners

Perkins Coie

Gold
With more than 1,000 lawyers in 19 offices across the United States and Asia, Perkins Coie represents companies across a wide range of industries and stages of growth —from startups to FORTUNE 50 corporations. We have over 100 years of extensive aerospace experience, having incorporated Boeing in 1916. As the aviation industry has continued to grow from planes, satellites and UAVs to the next horizon with commercial space craft, we continue to partner with our clients on their new ventures, providing a range of services including product liability counseling, IP protection, and privacy counseling. Forefront of technology, Perkins Coie was named a “leader” among tech-savvy firms in 2016 by BTI Brand Elite, reported by Inc. Magazine in June 2016 as one of the “4 Top Law Firms in Silicon Valley, according to Tech CEOs,” and named “The Go-To BigLaw Firm for Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs” by JD Journal in 2017.

Space for Humanity

Gold
Space for Humanity is a non-profit organization that will select a non-astronaut to travel to the edge of space in 2018.

Space for Humanity will mean different things to different people. For us, it means leveraging the power of space to improve humanity for our world by providing an experience that will expand an individual’s perspective on what it means to be a human on mother earth. Through group experience, and through a diverse selection process, we hope to do our small part to help take our species forward into a brighter future.

Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy

Gold
Luxembourg provides a unique legal, regulatory and business environment enabling private investors and companies to explore and use space resources.

The identification and utilization of space resources is fast becoming a reality, driven by a revolution in space technology, accelerating exploration of outer space and the eventual scarcity of certain resources on Earth. Building on its long history at the forefront of the commercial satellite communications industry, Luxembourg aims to play a leading role in the exploration and utilization of these resources.

Its goal is to ensure that space resources explored under its jurisdiction serve a peaceful purpose, are gathered and used in a sustainable manner compatible with international law and for the benefit of humankind. Luxembourg’s vision is built on support for advanced research activities and technological capabilities, drawing on the country’s existing expertise in the space sector and its ongoing strategy of economic diversification into future-oriented high-tech industries.

OffWorld

Gold
OffWorld is developing colonies of ruggedized, modular machine learning robots for applications in terrestrial mining, manufacturing, construction, infrastructure repair and other industries. Our robotic machines are truly universal - deployable on both Earth and in space. On Earth, our technology can enable self-repairing cities where small semi-autonomous robots can inspect and repair municipal infrastructure, autonomous construction of new buildings and infrastructure and mining both on the land and on the seabed.

The same systems that are deployed on Earth will be used with little modification in space, on the Moon, Mars and asteroids applying extensive machine learning to these new environments. This industrial robotic workforce will create settlements, power facilities, propellants, farms and all the other pieces necessary for human expansion into the solar system and beyond. A set of interface and catalog standards will be released for companies and universities to integrate their tools and subsystems to create a solar system toolkit catalogue, enabling the growth of hundreds of prospecting, mining and operations companies in a thriving CisLunar Marketplace within a decade.

Space Systems Loral

Silver
Space Systems Loral (SSL) is a leading provider of commercial satellites with broad expertise to support satellite operators and innovative space related missions. The company designs and manufactures spacecraft for services such as direct-to-home television, video content distribution, broadband internet, mobile communications, and Earth observation. As a Silicon Valley innovator for 60 years, SSL's advanced product line also includes state-of-the-art small satellites, and sophisticated robotics and automation solutions for remote operations. For more information, visit www.sslmda.com.

Brand Delta-V

Silver
Brand Delta-V is the first full-service marketing agency dedicated to NewSpace, offering customized solutions to meet the external communications needs of this unique group of enterprises. Building on expertise and proven techniques in business-to-business marketing, and public and investor relations, Brand Delta-V delivers the change in velocity clients need to reach their revenue and fundraising goals.

Ball Aerospace

Silver
Ball Aerospace pioneers discoveries that enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most. We create innovative space solutions, enable more accurate weather forecasts, drive insightful observations of our planet, deliver actionable data and intelligence, and ensure those who defend our freedom go forward bravely and return home safely.

Aerojet Rocketdyne

Bronze
Aerojet Rocketdyne is an innovative company delivering solutions that create value for its customers in the aerospace and defense markets. The company is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, in support of domestic and international markets.

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

Partner
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is nearly 30,000 engineers and scientists, and 95 corporate members, from 85 countries who are dedicated to advancing the global aerospace profession. The world’s largest aerospace technical society, the Institute convenes five yearly forums; publishes books, technical journals, and Aerospace America; hosts a collection of 160,000 technical papers; develops and maintains standards; honors and celebrates achievement; and advocates on policy issues. AIAA serves aerospace professionals around the world—who are shaping the future of aerospace—by providing the tools, insights, and collaborative exchanges to advance the state of the art in engineering and science for aviation, space, and defense. For more information, visit www.aiaa.org, or follow us on Twitter @AIAA.

Interested in sponsoring NewSpace 2017: Convergence? See our Sponsorship Prospectus to learn more about sponsorship opportunities. If you would like more information, please contact our sponsorship lead Juan Duran.