Aequo advised Vast, a pioneer in space habitation technologies focused on expanding humanity across the solar system, on Ukrainian law matters in its acquisition of Launcher, a company that is working to develop an efficient rocket to deliver small satellites to orbit. Vast has acquired space startup Launcher to accelerate its mission to expand humanity across the solar system by developing long term human habitation in space.
The acquisition is a significant milestone for Vast since it provides an established set of talent to accelerate in-house advanced manufacturing and development capabilities as well as spacecraft technologies.
Vast is a pioneer in space habitation technologies focused on expanding humanity across the solar system. Founded in 2021, the company is assembling a world-class team to build the world’s first low-cost, artificial gravity station so people can live and work in space for long periods of time without the permanent side effects of zero-gravity. For more information, visit Vastspace.com.
Founded in 2017, Launcher develops rocket engines and transfer vehicles to deliver small satellites to orbit. Orbiter, Launcher’s orbital transfer vehicle and satellite platform, is uniquely compatible with third-party rideshare launch vehicles. With Orbiter, Launcher offers rideshare launch services to tailored orbits that best meet a spacecraft customer’s mission needs. Launcher is headquartered in Hawthorne, California.