The Spaceport Company

We build spaceports

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We build spaceports.

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Demand for launch is rising, and spaceports can’t keep up

We are developing a worldwide network of launch and reentry sites to serve the growing commercial space transportation industry

How it works

1. Rocket is loaded onto launch barge

2. Launch barge moves out to sea 

3. Rocket is launched at sea

4. Launch barge returns to port

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Our team is composed of aerospace regulation and launch system experts

with a proven track record of getting it done.

Tom Marotta

Licensing and launch regulatory expert for commercial space companies

Obtained the first issued Part 450 launch license for Astra Space

Helped author Part 450 regulations while at the FAA and managed the COMSTAC industry advisory committee

Stood up Astra Space’s second launch pad in a record eight months — faster than it’s ever been done!

Diplomatic experience as a Foreign Service Officer for the US Department of State with tours in West Africa, Europe, and Iraq

  • Licensing and launch regulatory expert for commercial space companies
  • Obtained the first issued Part 450 launch license for Astra Space
  • Stood up Astra Space’s second launch pad in a record eight months — faster than it’s ever been done!
  • Diplomatic experience as a Foreign Service Officer for the US Department of State with tours in West Africa, Europe, and Iraq

Ian Vorbach

Rocket propulsion engineer

Scaled two seed-stage startups, acquired for $525M and $5.6B

MS Aeronautics & Astronautics, Stanford

MBA, Wharton

  • Rocket propulsion engineer
  • Scaled two seed-stage startups, acquired for $525M and $5.6B
  • MS Aeronautics & Astronautics, Stanford
  • MBA, Wharton

Mike Kirsh

16 years in BP’s Trading & Shipping organization

Most recently ran BP’s US Gasoline Trading Business

Founding Partner at Clashmore Ventures

  • 16 years in BP’s Trading & Shipping organization

  • Most recently ran BP’s US Gasoline Trading Business

  • Founding Partner at Clashmore Ventures

Lindsey Rogers

Marketing Lead for Beyond Earth Institute

Masters in Space Studies, University of North Dakota 

Finance Degree, The College of New Jersey

  • Masters in Space Studies, University of North Dakota

  • Masters in Space Studies, University of North Dakota

  • Finance Degree, The College of New Jersey

Advisors

Steve Thelin

President Launch Systems Engineering

Sea Launch architect and Mission Director

 10 years USAF launch operations and Titan Program Office

34 Years experience at Boeing and Raytheon developing launch vehicles, satellites, Range and missile defense systems

  • President Launch Systems Engineer
  • Sea Launch Architect and Mission Director
  • 10 years USAF launch operations and Titan Program Office
  • 34 Years experience at Boeing and Raytheon developing launch vehicles, satellites, Range and missile defense systems

BRIG.GEN. MICHAEL C. DUDZIK (USAF,RET)​

President of IQM Research Institute

30+ years experience in Space technology, Space acquisition, Space Operations, and commercial industry profit-loss management 

Focusing on the development and the viability of spaceport developments in support of earth orbit and cis-lunar efforts for government and commercial applications  

  • President of IQM Institute 

  • 30+ years experience in Space technology, Space acquisition, Space Operations, and commercial industry profit-loss management 

  • Focusing on the development and the viability of spaceport development in support of earth orbit and cis-lunar efforts for government and commercial applications 

Our Partners

Let’s talk about solutions.

If you are a commercial space transportation provider seeking an
FAA-approved location to conduct R&D, operational launches, or reentries, please contact us using the button below or messaging us at info@thespaceportcompany.com.