• Hypersonic Flight Could Evolve Into a $270 Billion Market

    by | Industrial
    Mentioned Companies: BA, SPCE

    On July 8, 2019 Virgin Galactic and Social Capital Hedosophia announced a merger, creating the world’s first publicly traded human spaceflight company.1 Virgin Galactic is planning to operate a space tourism business in the short term, but ARK’s research suggests that the bigger opportunity over the long term is in point-to-point hypersonic travel. While private […]

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    Why New Space is an Exciting Opportunity

    by | Industrial
    Mentioned Companies: BA, SSNLF, VSAT

    The space industry is set to take off! Listen as ARK Industrial Analyst, Sam Korus, explains:  What used to be a monopolistic and bureaucratic industry is being upended by both rocket and satellite cost declines. Today, there are just over 1,700 active satellites orbiting Earth, but companies already have plans to launch almost 10 […]

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    Air Taxis Are On The Way

    by | Industrial
    Mentioned Companies: BA, EADSY, TSLA

    “We wanted flying cars, instead we got 140 characters,” said Peter Thiel in 2013.1 Five years later, we have twice as many characters per tweet, but no flying cars. In our view, a vehicle for both the road and the air will never see the light of day. In fewer than five years, however, personal […]

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    ARK Disrupt Issue 103: Autonomous Taxis, Flying Cars, AI, Bitcoin, and CRISPR

    by | News

    Please enjoy ARK Disrupt Issue 103. This blog series is based on ARK Brainstorming, a weekly discussion between our CEO, Director of Research, thematic analysts, ARK’s theme developers, thought leaders, and investors. It is designed to present you with the most recent innovation takeaways and to keep you engaged in an ongoing discussion on investing in […]

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    Rockets on the Rise: New Space Market Brings Explosive Opportunities

    by | Industrial
    Mentioned Companies: BA, LMT, OA, ORB

    Update: ARK published this article about new space market back in October 2014 after the Antares rocket explosion. In the last three months of 2015 several exciting events in the space industry have increased ARK’s conviction in the commercialization of space. First, Congress passed the Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act, which protects private spaceflight from regulatory […]