[Case study] Riding candles to space

Rocket science is not enough. This company's work shows business viability too.

[Case study] Riding candles to space
Paraffin in space | Photo credit: Southern Launch via Wikipedia


This is just a quick one:

Did you know we can soon ride candles to space? πŸ•―οΈπŸš€

Fascinating innovation case study today 🀯🀩: And a reminder that AI ain't everything. Remember space too. πŸͺπŸ›°οΈπŸ§‘β€πŸš€πŸ™‚

The story

HyImpulse pulled off the first privately-funded launch by a German-based rocket company. πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ

Notably, it's powered by paraffin, basically ... candle wax!

(Cool story! Check out the link in comments.)

[Source: Tagesschau]

The point for doing credible innovation work

For corporate innovators, it makes several key points:

πŸ† Be actively "better" at something: Here, for example: Safe (won't explode πŸ’₯). High service πŸ—£οΈπŸ§‘β€πŸ”§. And more.

πŸ’° To be credible, earn money now. Don't just be cool: Here, near-in use cases, e.g., include scientific research.

πŸ“‰ Competition and price pressure are ever-present: Here, the team cuts satellite launch cost ~ 50%. But soon, alternatives will be 90% cheaper.

Forgive me: My favorite part? My home state of Bavaria πŸ”·β¬œοΈπŸ”·β¬œοΈ, now in space too. Ok, a rocket with a flag on it. That even came back to earth. But so what. I count it. πŸ€ͺ



Original story

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡¬πŸ‡§πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί English auto-translation

πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ Original German


Photo by Southern Launch via Wikipedia


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