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PHASE FOUR GROWTH TREND CONTINUES WITH EXPANSION OF LEADERSHIP

Phase Four recently announced its Series B round led by New Science Ventures. The company is adding Bryce Dabbs, an experienced operations and finance executive.

CAPELLA SPACE AND PHASE FOUR REVEAL MAXWELL ENGINE PERFORMANCE

Capella Space launched its fourth synthetic aperture radar satellite June 30 with a Maxwell electric thruster manufactured by propulsion startup Phase Four.

CAPELLA SPACE AND PHASE FOUR REVEAL MAXWELL ENGINE PERFORMANCE

Capella Space launched its fourth synthetic aperture radar satellite June 30 with a Maxwell electric thruster manufactured by propulsion startup Phase Four.

PHASE FOUR SEES FOURTH MAXWELL ENGINE LAUNCH WITH CAPELLA SPACE SAR SATELLITE ON SPACEX DEDICATED RIDESHARE LAUNCH

Phase Four announced that a Maxwell engine was launched onboard a Capella Space SAR satellite on the SpaceX Transporter-2 dedicated rideshare launch on June 30th. This marks the company’s fourth engine sent to space with Capella since January 24th of 2021.

PHASE FOUR ANNOUNCES NEW ELECTRIC THRUSTERS, SUBSCRIPTION PROGRAM

Phase Four announced June 16 two new electric propulsion systems that offer performance and other improvements, along with a subscription service that offers those thrusters to customers at a discount.

PHASE FOUR RAISES $26M SERIES B LED BY NEW SCIENCE VENTURES

Phase Four, the creator of the radio-frequency thruster for satellite propulsion, announced today that it has closed a Series B investment round of $26 million. The round was led by New Science Ventures LLC (“NSV”), a leading venture capital firm focused on building companies that leverage breakthrough science to create extraordinary value.

PHASE FOUR WINS AIR FORCE CONTRACT FOR ELECTRIC THRUSTER DEVELOPMENT

Phase Four announced April 8 it received a $750,000 Phase 2 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) award from the U.S. Air Force’s AFWERX program to test using iodine as a propellant in the company’s Maxwell electric thrusters. The award will fund work on a prototype version of that thruster.

PHASE FOUR LAUNCHES FIRST PLASMA PROPULSION SYSTEMS

Phase Four announces it flew its first plasma thrusters on two spacecraft that were part of a SpaceX dedicated rideshare launch Jan. 24.

PHASE FOUR INKS PARTNERSHIP WITH MARUBENI

Marubeni will be an exclusive representative of Phase Four’s Maxwell engines in Japan. In addition, Marubeni will represent Phase Four is strategic markets around the world to meet the needs of next generation spacecraft.

PHASE FOUR WINS AFWERX PHASE I SBIR AWARD

Phase Four will work with the Air Force to adapt its revolutionary Maxwell in-space propulsion system to meet the needs of defense users.