June 2018 – Brazil Flights Student Spaceflight Experimental Program

Featuring the Garatea Mission and Airvantis, “sister” company to celestialdata by Harumi Urata-Thompson, CEO and Co-Founder of celestialdata About 5 months ago, I wrote about the first Student Spaceflight Experimental Program (#SSEP) that was selected out of Brazil. Garatea, a non profit that was started by Lucas Fonseca, a co-founder … Read More

Jan 2018 – NewSpace Start-Up Aims To Send First Brazilian Probe To Moon

Co-Founder of celestialdata, Lucas Fonseca was profiled in Forbes magazine for his space launch company, Airvantis. “NewSpace start-up ‘Airvantis’ is aiming for a 2021 launch of Brazil’s first lunar probe that would circle the Moon in a highly- elliptical orbit. The hope is that the nominal six month cubesat mission’s … Read More