Innovation in Hyperdrive

Hyperspace Challenge forges valuable relationships between the government, startup, and university communities to accelerate innovation for the space domain.

Space Summit

Celebrating five years of government/commercial collaboration

November 15-17*
Albuquerque, NM

The Hyperdrive Space Summit is a chance for all 85 cohort members from the Hyperspace Challenge, NewSpace Ignitor, and Q Station Soft Landing to come together in person to:
  • Meet new potential government and commercial customers.
  • Meet investors/VCs specializing in the space industry.
  • Hear first hand about current mission needs from AFRL and Space Force.
  • Celebrate success. Share progress.
  • Learn from peers how to pivot and triumph.
  • Receive valuable insight and guidance from industry experts.
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Hyperdrive Space Summit poster with 3 panels depicting artistic interpretation of the New Mexico space landscape
Art by New Mexico artist Madeleine Ingram

Sponsors & Partners

Want to help advance innovation in space? Email [email protected] to sponsor our 2023 cohort.


Hyperspace Challenge, launched in 2018, is a business accelerator fueled by the U.S. Space Force and Air Force Research Lab, in partnership with CNM Ingenuity, to support the Space Vehicles directorate and our U.S. government personnel everywhere.

Contact [email protected] for more information.

2023 Call for Problem Sponsors

Hyperspace Challenge is seeking federal government innovators who have problem areas or pain-points related to space technology areas and would like to explore commercial solutions. 

How might we accelerate adoption of trusted autonomous solutions for space?