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Founded Year

2019

Stage

Series B | Alive

Total Raised

$176.27M

Valuation

$0000 

Last Raised

$100M | 5 mos ago

About Stoke Space

Stoke Space develops reusable rockets designed to make space exploration sustainable. It builds rockets to deliver satellites directly to the final orbit, enabling clients to launch space missions and deliver new satellites to space. The company was founded in 2019 and is based in Kent, Washington.

Headquarters Location

19241 62nd Avenue South

Kent, Washington, 98032,

United States

253-220-4600

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Stoke Space Patents

Stoke Space has filed 1 patent.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • aerodynamics
  • multiple rocket launchers
  • rocket artillery
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Application Date

Grant Date

Title

Related Topics

Status

8/20/2021

Rocket propulsion, Spacecraft propulsion, Multiple rocket launchers, Rocket artillery, Aerodynamics

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Application Date

8/20/2021

Grant Date

Title

Related Topics

Rocket propulsion, Spacecraft propulsion, Multiple rocket launchers, Rocket artillery, Aerodynamics

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Latest Stoke Space News

The plan to create fully reusable rockets

Jan 14, 2024

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Policies You may unsubscribe at any time. The space industry has witnessed a remarkable transformation in recent years, primarily driven by the innovative strides of companies like SpaceX. Elon Musk's brainchild, SpaceX, made history by introducing reusable rockets, notably the Falcon 9, which ushered in a new era of cost efficiency and sustainability in space travel. However, the drive for innovation never stops, and Stoke Space, a relatively new player in the field, is pushing the envelope even further. Founded in 2019 by CEO Andy Lapsa, Stoke Space is on a mission to redefine the standards of rocket reusability. While SpaceX's achievement of reusing the first stage of its rockets was groundbreaking, Stoke Space is setting its sights on making every part of their rockets fully reusable. In doing so, they are challenging the established norms set by industry giants like SpaceX. One of the most distinctive aspects of Stoke Space's approach is their commitment to making the upper stage of their rockets reusable. This is a significant departure from the SpaceX model, which primarily focuses on reusing the first stage. By addressing this gap in reusability, Stoke Space is demonstrating its commitment to pioneering new territory in the industry. One of the key challenges in reusing rocket components is the intense heat generated during re-entry into Earth's atmosphere, which can cause traditional heat shields to burn away. Stoke Space has found a solution to this problem by employing a metallic heat shield that is actively cooled during descent. This innovative approach ensures the protection and integrity of the upper stage, making it ready for future missions. What truly sets Stoke Space apart is their "ring of fire" design, which strategically places engines on the edges of the upper stage. Recent tests have validated the effectiveness of this design, proving that it is not just theoretical innovation but a practical solution that showcases the company's commitment to pushing the boundaries of rocket reusability. Beyond the realm of cargo delivery, Stoke Space has a grand vision of carrying human crews into space with their fully reusable rockets. This ambitious goal challenges the industry's current limitations and offers the prospect of not only launching but also safely returning upper-stage rocket components for reuse. While the road ahead is undoubtedly challenging, Stoke Space's rapid progress indicates the feasibility of their ambitious goals, potentially reshaping the space market as we know it. In conclusion, Stoke Space is boldly taking on the mantle of innovation in the space industry, aiming to surpass the remarkable achievements of SpaceX. With their distinctive approach to rocket reusability and a dedication to pushing the boundaries, Stoke Space is poised to make a lasting impact, not only in revolutionizing space travel but also in inspiring a new generation of space explorers and entrepreneurs. The future of space travel is undeniably exciting, and Stoke Space is at the forefront of this thrilling journey. Follow us on

Stoke Space Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Stoke Space founded?

    Stoke Space was founded in 2019.

  • Where is Stoke Space's headquarters?

    Stoke Space's headquarters is located at 19241 62nd Avenue South, Kent.

  • What is Stoke Space's latest funding round?

    Stoke Space's latest funding round is Series B.

  • How much did Stoke Space raise?

    Stoke Space raised a total of $176.27M.

  • Who are the investors of Stoke Space?

    Investors of Stoke Space include MaC Venture Capital, NFX, Point72 Ventures, Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Toyota Ventures and 23 more.

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