Karman+ abstract to Asteroids, Comets, Meteors Conference 2023

6 May 2023

Dr. Lauri Siltala, astronomer and asteroid characterization specialist at Karman+, will present at the Asteroids, Comets, Meteors Conference 2023 at Flagstaff, Arizona, on Wednesday, June 21, 2023, 10:52 AM.


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CPR News interviewing Daynan Crull, cofounder of Karman+, and Angel Abbud-Madrid, Director at the Center for Space Resources Colorado School of Mines

14 February 2023

Interview by Ryan Warner on CPR, Colorado Public Radio.

Karman+ is exploring how to mine water and minerals from asteroids.
Startup company Karman+ recently won a $1.3 million state incentive, payable over eight years, to move to Colorado.
The firm is developing plans to mine water and minerals from asteroids.

It joins hundreds of companies that make up the second-largest aerospace industry in the country.


Karman+ set to move to U.S. Location in Denver

30 November 2022

“The addition of companies like Karman+ continues to position Colorado as a leader in aerospace,” said Raymond H. Gonzales, President of the Metro Denver EDC and Executive Vice President of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce. “The company has all the ingredients they need for growth and success here: outstanding access to talent, customers and a collaborative aerospace community that’s second to none.”

“We embrace adventure as a core value and it’s apparent that Colorado shares this spirit of adventure as well. The State of Colorado and the City of Denver have shown us their support for space exploration, which benefits not only us but an ecosystem of companies, research institutions, and organizations in the space domain with whom we hope to partner. We already knew Colorado is a great place to live; we are now convinced that it’s the right place to grow our business and find our people,” said Daynan Cull, co-founder of Karman+.

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Polis Administration Secures Asteroid Mining Company for Denver Expansion

30 November 2022

“As Colorado’s technology and aerospace industries continue to boom, we are thrilled to welcome innovative companies like Karman+ to Denver, one mile closer to space. This exciting move will bring 150 new good-paying jobs to Colorado as we continue to work to change the future of space exploration and sustainable energy,” said Governor Polis. “I believe Colorado is the best place to live, work and do business and this is clear as more companies choose to move or grow here.”

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Autonomous Rendezvous with Small Temporarily Captured Orbiters

11 August 2022

We are very proud of the work Shota Takahashi did with Daynan Crull and Lisa Whittle with guidance from DanScheeres for Karman+ on analyzing proximate operations for spacecraft/asteroid interactions. Shota presented at the AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference on August 10, 2022, in Charlotte. Congrats to Shota for being honored with the conference’s Breakwell Award. Outstanding achievement.

Autonomous Rendezvous with Small Temporarily Captured Orbiters

Karman+ at the Space Resources Rountable

27 May 2022

We are proud to be a sponsor of the Space Resources Roundtable at the Colorado School of Mines and look forward to extending and expanding our research collaboration.

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The Denver Gazette about asteroid mining

27 May 2022

Dutch asteroid mining startup considering Denver for headquarters.

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Using Data for Asteroid Mining. Introducing Daynan Crull, Karman+ Mission Architect.

27 May 2022