Team Laika wins Act in Space Sweden

Laika was announced winning team when Swedish contest of international space hackathon ActInSpace 2020 was implemented virtually this weekend.

Hosted by ESA BIC Sweden through Arctic Business Incubator (partners within RIT2021) and Innovatum, the competition focused on how space technology can be used in developing new ideas. Several persons from the RIT2021 team were involved in this event and some of them were part of the jury

Motivation of the ActInSpace 2020 jury
“Team Laika showed great enthusiasm and energy as well as positive team dynamics focusing on a very promising market – on-orbit satellite servicing – giving a convincing pitch based on available technologies, potential upcoming innovations, suitable partners and potential customers to extend the mission duration of satellites and reducing space debris towards more sustainable space activities.”

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