Pioneering the NewSpace Frontier

Interview with Marc Serres, Director of Space Affairs at the Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy and Vice-Chairman of the ESA Council

The Astropreneurs sat down with the Luxembourg Director of Space Affairs and the first Vice-Chairman of the ESA Council, Marc Serres, to discuss the pioneering New Space investment initiative, Luxembourg is THE European hub for space in-situ resource utilization (ISRU) and is the place to be for New Space startups exploiting all aspects of the space resources value chain. Luxembourg is a small, wealthy country with a serious vision for the future and is enabling the fruition of a sustainable New Space ecosphere to make that happen.

The article covers two main topic areas:

  • Section 1 of the interview covers Luxembourg space and the development of the initiative.
  • Section 2 of the interview covers what Luxembourg has to offer New Space startups who decide to move their companies there.
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