Scott Sacknoff is an entrepreneur, financier, investor, publisher, and former space rocket propulsion engineer.




SPACE 3.0, a 501(c)3 charitable foundation

The mission of SPACE 3.0 is to build an endowment and provide grants that helps preserves the history of spaceflight, empower entrepreneurs and visionaries, promote STEM initiatives, and increase awareness of space and its benefits. As a 501c3 charitable organization, SPACE 3.0 accepts tax-deductible contributions as well as space artifacts, space documents, and memorabilia.

SPADE Defense Index

An investing benchmark comprised of companies operating in the defense, homeland security, and government space sectors. The Invesco Aerospace & Defense ETF (NYSE: PPA) is licensed to track this index.

Quest: The History of Spaceflight

Published since 1992, Quest is the only quarterly peer-reviewed publication focused on the history of spaceflight.

Space Business & Commerce Archives

The Archive, part of SPACE 3.0, preserves documents, images, and artifacts related to commercial, non-government space organizations.

Sacknoff Prize for Space History

Awarded since 2011, the Sacknoff Prize is designed to encourage original research by university students in the field of space history.

Consulting & Advisory Board

Consulting and advisory board interests include: strategy review and formation, concept and idea brainstorming, vision definition, entrepreneurship analysis, policy development and analysis, and scenario modeling. Experience in indexing/investment benchmarks, ETFs, space and technology can be applied to a range of projects and ventures.


Scott Sacknoff can be reached via LinkedIn or at scott .at. spacebusiness.com He resides in the Washington DC area.