Exodus Orbitals Inc. has announced its partnership with the Lady Rocket Foundation to use satellite technology and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) to improve African wildlife protection against poaching and climate change.
For the partnership, Exodus Orbitals’ space-on-demand satellite mission shall be launched in 2022, and NFTs will be used to acquire and access observation activities for specific areas of concern through a partnership with space assets company Copernic Space.
Eva Blaisdell’s foundation, Lady Rocket Foundation, recently innovated the field of applying NFTs to explore alternative financing sources for humanitarian and space-related initiatives through the collaboration with Saving The Survivors on the Satellite Rhino NFT series.
Using satellite imagery and data will significantly improve the protection of the hundreds of thousands of endangered animals at risk of poaching and climate change each year. As a part of the venture, financing will develop dedicated satellite solutions with Exodus Orbitals and other space companies to help organisations better fight poaching and provide emergency medical care to endangered animals.
“As a 3rd generation aerospace entrepreneur, I am compelled and committed to create and drive new ventures and initiatives which will transform space into the most rewarding human endeavour yet, while also offering solutions to challenges and tragedies taking place on earth right now,” said Eva Blaisdell, Co-Founder of the Lady Rocket Foundation
Following the pattern of web and smartphone app markets, software applications in space will become a new area of exponential growth. “By partnering with Copernic Space and Lady Rocket Foundation, we can push the space industry into the next chapter of openness and accessibility,” said Dennis Silin, CEO and founder of Exodus Orbitals.
Exodus Orbitals and Copernic Space have been working together to tokenise licenses to their solution and make it available to the wider global market on the Copernic Space platform. The upcoming launch of the Web 3.0 platform will scale and streamline the commercial processes behind the space asset market and allow for related ventures to receive financial backing from the global public.
In the case of Exodus Orbitals and this initiative, Copernic Space will allow users to easily acquire and access a Satellite Ride-sharing API license through an NFT that enables them to request Exodus Orbitals to take specified images from the satellite.
The combination of Exodus Orbitals, the Lady Rocket Foundation, and Copernic Space in this mission sets a new precedent for the space economy in democratising and making space assets more readily available to benefit people and animals around the world.
About Exodus Orbitals Inc.
Exodus Orbitals specialises in developing satellite virtualisation solutions, allowing access to observation and processing capabilities in space through a seamless, hardware- and vendor-independent “satellite-as-a-service” business model, suitable for multiple mission types in LEO and beyond. This technology has been space-qualified through participation in the European Space Agency’s OPS-SAT mission – a “software laboratory in space” satellite, a first of its kind.
About Lady Rocket Foundation
Lady Rocket Foundation’s mission is to make space more relevant on earth by championing and initiating space innovations that improve humanity on earth before we occupy space. Created to inspire women and minorities to see themselves as founders of new space ventures, the foundation has created a series of youth, community, and entrepreneurship initiatives worldwide. It uses its team’s 50+ years of entrepreneurship and senior management experience in the education, media, technology, and space to bring extensive knowledge and partners to the table.
About Copernic Space
Where people get their space, Copernic Space democratises access to space assets. Copernic Space is the platform to acquire, access, and manage all your space assets in one place, from payload space to venture tokens. By enabling access to space assets and ventures using blockchain technology, Copernic Space will unlock the benefits of the space economy for countless people on earth while providing space ventures with the capability to commercialise their assets better and attain financing. www.copernicspace.com
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