OWC Blasts User Content to Space with Blue Origin

Envoy Pro FX SSD takes customers, employees and partners creations to orbit and back

Oct 13, 2020 | WOODSTOCK, IL


OWC®, a leading technology and new frontiers innovator bringing new capabilities to Earth for Mac & PC users since 1988, and one of the world’s most respected providers of Memory, External Drives, SSDs, Mac & PC docking solutions and performance upgrade kits, today announced that its Envoy Pro FX external SSD has successfully traveled to space and back onboard a Blue Origin New Shepard rocket. The Envoy Pro FX SSD included content produced by OWC contest participants, OWC employee pictures and contributions from OWC ambassadors and esteemed artists including BT, Blanco Brown, Brad Paisley, Common Kings, Desmond Child, DragonForce, Kurt Hugo Schneider, Maggie Rose, Postmodern Jukebox, Amy Peters, Puddles Pity Party, Smash Mouth, Steve Vai, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Tim McGraw, Walk Off the Earth, Weird Al Yankovic, Wyclef Jean, Yngwie Malmsteen and ZEDD.

The Envoy Pro FX is one giant leap For All ComputerkindTM as it’s the first portable SSD with out-of-this-world performance and compatibility. Plug into yesterday’s and today’s Thunderbolt and USB equipped Macs and PCs. Plug into tomorrow’s Thunderbolt 4 and USB4 machines. You can even plug it into iPad Pro, Chromebook, and Surface devices. Imagine…never having to worry about what your external drive works with or what interface your drive has!

"We have known for many years that our customers include some of the most talented and creative people around, and we want to give them the chance to have a part in this adventure with us,” said Larry O'Connor, Founder and CEO, Other World Computing. "OWC is proud to provide storage and upgrades that keep our customers’ content and creations safe for years, and now even to space and back!”

The Envoy Pro FX SSD will be available later this year through


About OWC

Founded in 1988, Other World Computing (OWC), is a trusted provider of premium technology solutions tailored to enable creators and tech enthusiasts to bring their unique visions to life. The company develops high-performance end-to-end tools catering to a global community of creators at all levels of their craft, from Capture to Creation to Collaboration. The mission of extending the useful life of existing technology is a demonstration of the company's commitment to a more sustainable world. The core value of Other World Computing is to design and manufacture industry-leading products that deliver excellence and are built to last for minimal environmental impact.

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