Voyager dwelling raises $80M as a end result of it continues progress on private dwelling station, Starlab • TechCrunch

Voyager dwelling, a agency creating a private dwelling station, has raised $eighty.2 million in new capital. the mannequin new funding comes as Voyager continues its progress of the station, Starlab, which is little doubt an enormously capital-intensive endeavor.

The funding contains participation from NewSpace Capital, midway enterprise companions and Industrious Ventures, in accordance with U.S. Securities and alternate fee filings and completely different paperwork seen by TechCrunch. Seraphim dwelling additionally participated, TechCrunch has confirmed. The funding was filed with the SEC on January 27.

In October 2021, Voyager introduced it was creating ‘Starlab,’ a completely private dwelling station, in partnership with Nanoracks (which is majority owned by Voyager) and Lockheed Martin. The mission, which simply is not the one private station presently beneath progress, is partially in response to the approaching retirement of the worldwide dwelling Station by the tip of the final decade.

NASA has already provided a large bulk of funding to Voyager, as properly as to 2 separate tasks led by Blue Origin and Northrop Grumman. Starlab was awarded $a hundred and sixty million to further develop its plans beneath the agency’s industrial low Earth orbit (LEO) locations program. In a current report, NASA’s office of Inspector frequent mentioned that a liveable station in LEO was very important to conducting evaluation needed to assist human exploration missions to the moon and Mars.

TechCrunch has reached out to Voyager dwelling for remark and might replace the story in the event that they reply.

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