Redwire

Redwire Space is accelerating humanity’s expansion into space by delivering reliable, economical, and sustainable infrastructure for future generations.

Created: 2022-09-03

Updated: 2023-09-03

Company - Redwire

Founded
Country
2020
USA
Funding
$100M+

Previous Names
Adcole Space, Deep Space Systems, Made in Space, Techshot

Website
Redwire
Social
Redwire

Product/Service - Ceramics Manufacturing Module (CMM)

Classification
In-Space Manufacturing
Category
In-Space Manufacturing
In-Space Assembly
Fields
Materials to Earth
Status
Demonstrated
First launch
2020

Ceramics Manufacturing Module (CMM)

Redwire’s Ceramics Manufacturing Module (CMM) uses a technique called additive stereolithography (SLA) to cure ceramic resin into solid ceramic parts. The process uses a light source to cure resin in very thin layers. Each new layer adheres to the previous one, stacking up to form a complete ceramic part. Ceramics manufacturing offers a unique capability to our in-space partners, one that can produce hardware with high thermal resistance. Furthermore, it also offers capability to our commercial partners here on Earth.

Build Volume:

The Turbine Ceramic Manufacturing Module (CMM) is a commercial in-space manufacturing device designed to demonstrate proof-of-principle single-piece ceramic turbine blisk manufacturing in microgravity for terrestrial use.

Manufacturing turbine components in microgravity could produce parts with better performance including higher strength and lower residual stress, due to a reduction in defects caused by gravity, such as sedimentation and composition gradients. This technology demonstrates potential use of the space station for unique manufacturing capabilities which could increase commercial utilization of ISS.

CMM also represents the addition of an entirely new 3D printing technology on the ISS. This facility will be the first stereolithography (SLA) printer to operate on orbit. This 3D printing method employs UV-curable resin and a UV laser to form 3D printed objects. SLA printing is ideal for manufacturing high-accuracy parts with complex geometries.

Turbine Superalloy Casting Module (TSCM)

Turbine Superalloy Casting Module - Redwire will be launching the Turbine Superalloy Casting Module (TSCM), a commercial in-space manufacturing device designed to provide proof-of-principle for polycrystalline superalloy part manufacturing in microgravity for terrestrial use. Applications for this technology include turbine engines in industries such as aerospace and power generation. TSCM was developed in partnership with NASA’s ISS Research Integration Office at Johnson Space Center.

Made In Space Inc. (MIS) launched the first ceramic manufacturing module payload to the International Space Station (ISS) on Northrop Grumman’s 14th commercial resupply mission (NG-14). 

Created: 2023-02-05

Updated: 2023-09-03

Product/Service - Industrial Crystallization Facility, ICF

Classification
In-Space Manufacturing
Category
In-Space Manufacturing
In-Space Assembly
Fields
Materials to Earth
Glass
Status
Demonstrated
First launch
2023

In 2022, Redwire sold its first space-optimized product—a space-grown optical crystal—manufactured on its Industrial Crystallization Facility, which launched to the ISS in 2021.

Industrial Crystallization Facility

The Industrial Crystallization Facility is a commercial in-space manufacturing facility designed to demonstrate microgravity-enhanced techniques for growing inorganic KDP crystals that are commonly used in high-energy laser systems on Earth.

Created: 2023-02-05

Updated: 2023-09-03

Product/Service - Greenhouse

Classification
In-Space Manufacturing
Category
In-Space Manufacturing
Fields
Food for Space
Status
Development
First launch
2024

Space Food

Space infrastructure company Redwire Corporation will develop the only commercially owned and operated spaceflight-qualified plant growth platform in space, the so called Redwire Greenhouse, the company said. The platform is expected to launch to the ISS in spring 2023.

REDWIRE GREENHOUSE Product Description.

Science Missions

MVP-PLANT-01 - MVP-PLANT-01 is an investigation launching on SpaceX-24 that will use Redwire’s Multi-Use Variable-Gravity Platform (MVP) to profile and monitor shoot and root development of plants in microgravity to understand the regulatory mechanisms involved in plant responses to a novel environment. MVP-PLANT-01 can contribute designing plants to withstand extreme terrestrial environments and long-duration spaceflight. The investigation will also validate Redwire MVP Phytofuge experiment modules for future plant investigations on the ISS. The Phytofuge module is one of several different experiment modules developed for use in conjunction with the MVP facility. The modules were developed by Redwire engineers to enable early-stage seedling plant growth in a variable gravity environment.

Veggie PONDS-03R - Also launching on SpaceX-24 is Veggie PONDS-03R, a technology demonstration that explores how plants respond to microgravity and demonstrates technology for reliable vegetable production on orbit. This flight will also validate the Passive Orbital Nutrient Delivery System (PONDS) hardware, which was originally developed by Tupperware Brands and validated by recently acquired Techshot. The PONDS hardware is designed for flight inside NASA’s Vegetable Production System (Veggie) facility. PONDS can grow a wide variety of plants in space and requires far less monitoring and maintenance time from flight crews than other passive plant growth devices.

Unlocking the Cotton Genome to Precision Genetics - Also as part of the SpaceX-24 mission, Redwire is working with researchers from Clemson University to support the Unlocking the Cotton Genome to Precision Genetics (Plant Habitat-05) investigation, which will utilize the Advanced Plant Habitat (APH), an automated plant growth facility managed by Redwire that is used to conduct bioscience research aboard ISS. The investigation will cultivate several cotton genotypes from cotton plant tissue cultures exposed to spaceflight. This project is sponsored by the ISS National Lab and stems from a previous Cotton Sustainability Challenge. The knowledge gained from the investigation could enable the growth of cotton plants that more efficiently use water and adapt to changing environments.

The greenhouse does not seem to have launched in 2023.

Created: 2023-07-25

Updated: 2023-12-28

Product/Service

Classification
Surface Spacecraft
Category
Commercial Rover
Hardware
ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization)
Space Mining
Commercial Lander
Fields
Lunar Rover
Moon
Status
Concept
First launch
Not announced
Partners
Made In Space

Rover/Lander

In 2018., Deep Space Systems (now Redwire) was one of the nine companies selected for NASA’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services program.

In 2019, it filed a protest when Astrobotic, Intuitive Machines and OrbitBeyond were selected for 3 commercial missions scheduled for 2020-2021.

Lunar Mining

Redwire Space, headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, won 1st place and $125,000 for its proposed lunar excavation system concept in NASA’s Break the Ice Lunar Challenge.

Debris Removal

Signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with both Bradford Space and the Swedish Space Corporation (SSC) to develop a commercial orbital debris removal service. Through this collaboration, Redwire will expand the development team and add extensive space robotics and guidance, navigation and control (GN&C) experience to enhance the commercial offering.

The Redwire website as of early 2023 does not feature lunar rovers (or lander) and no further NASA awards for CLPS have been found. Thus the status of this activity is set as Concept because the render exists.

Created: 2019-01-22

Updated: 2023-09-03

Product/Service - Redwire Fiber Optics, Glass Alloy Manufacturing Machine (GAMMA)

Classification
In-Space Manufacturing
Category
In-Space Manufacturing
Fields
ZBLAN
Status
Demonstrated
First launch
2018

ZBLAN

In parallel they privately funded the development of expertise and technology to produce fibre in space. Their first fibre machine visible on Figure 5 was launched to the ISS in 2017 to test the system and draw some fiber.

Same unit was returned to Earth and sent back to ISS again in 2018. More fiber was drawn in April 2018 and the unit was returned to Earth in the summer of 2018.

Through privately funded, multi-year internal research and development work, Redwire has developed the expertise to successfully produce large quantities of high-grade optical fiber. MIS is partnered with Thorlabs, the industry leader in ZBLAN preforms and production of the material for terrestrial uses, to rapidly industrialize production of optical fiber in space.

The establishment of space manufacturing of ZBLAN as a commercial product line is core to our vision of industrializing low Earth orbit.

The results are proprietary, but in August 2018 they raised their first outside funding round when before they primarily sustained themselves through government grants.

Glass Alloy Manufacturing Machine (GAMMA)

Developing a Glass Alloy Manufacturing Machine (GAMMA), an experimental system designed to investigate how glass alloys form without the effects of gravity-induced flaws.

The microgravity environment of space is expected to enable much higher quality glass products by eliminating the Earth-based impacts of convection, sedimentation, and solute buildup, which lead to nucleation, or crystal-forming sites in the materials. This system could improve processes for commercial product development. Product applications include optical fiber, lenses, and optical devices across several market segments including telecommunications, sensors and laser technology industries.

Created: 2018-11-01

Updated: 2023-09-03

Product/Service - Additive Manufacturing Facility, AMF, FabLab

Classification
In-Space Manufacturing
Category
In-Space Manufacturing
In-Space Assembly
Fields
Large Space Structures
Additive Manufacturing (3D printing)
Status
Demonstrated
First launch
2016

3D Printer - Additive Manufacturing Facility

Made in Space pioneered manufacturing capabilities in space with its first- and second-generation 3D printers, with on-orbit operations dating back to 2014.

The Additive Manufacturing Facility (AMF) is the first permanent commercial manufacturing platform to operate in low Earth orbit.

Redwire to Demonstrate In-Space Additive Manufacturing for Lunar Surface on the International Space Station.

Redwire Regolith Print (RRP) -  The Made In Space Manufacturing Device (ManD) 

The Redwire Regolith Print (RRP) demonstrates 3D printing with regolith feedstock material in microgravity using the Made In Space Manufacturing Device currently aboard the International Space Station. This demonstration could help determine the feasibility of using resources available on planetary bodies as the raw materials for on-demand construction of housing and other structures. This capability reduces the amount of materials needed on future exploration missions, thus reducing launch mass.

The Redwire Regolith Print (RRP) project is a technology demonstration of on-orbit 3D printing using regolith feedstock material. The Made In Space Manufacturing Device (ManD) provides the necessary 3D printing capabilities, and it is currently aboard the space station. RRP consists of extruders and print beds designed specifically to use regolith-based materials and integrate with the ManD printer. The primary objective of performing the print operations is to successfully demonstrate the manufacturing process capability in microgravity. The secondary objective of the print operations is to produce material samples for scientific analysis.
 
The standard test methods selected for analyzing the printed material are ASTM D695-15 for compressive strength, ASTM D638-14 for tentile strength, and ASTM D790-17 for flexural strength. Three samples are printed on orbit, one each for extracting the corresponding specimens of the ASTM tests. These test standards are used for this mission due to their applicability to the test material, the geometry of their required specimens, and their minimum required sample sizes. The standards chosen allow for a full specimen set to be extracted from a single print. The purpose of the selection criteria is to obtain all specimens for a particular test standard from the same source material sample.

In collaboration with Microsoft, Redwire teams will use our Additive Manufacturing Facility on the ISS to manufacture the music player 3D print.

FabLab

FabLab, a new in-space manufacturing system. FabLab is expected to be tested onboard the International Space Station (ISS) and serve as a precursor for Artemis missions to the Moon and Mars.

The multi-material 3D printer will allow NASA crews in deep space to manufacture tools and components on demand using materials such as metal, plastic, ceramics and electronics, enabling a sustainable human presence on and around the Moon, Mars, and beyond.

In 2017, Redwire was selected to prototype FabLab through NASA’s Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships program. This latest contract will see the FabLab design fully matured to spaceflight-ready status. An anticipated follow-on contract will support the construction of a FabLab unit and its test aboard the ISS in low-Earth orbit (LEO). 

Testing FabLab on the ISS will be an important step toward building versions for use at destinations beyond LEO, such as NASA’s Gateway. With FabLab technology, crews on the Moon, Mars, and in deep space will be able to manufacture critical assets, such as tools, replacement parts, and printed circuit boards on demand.

NASA has awarded Redwire $5.9 million in 2023-03-24 to complete the design of FabLab, an in-space manufacturing system. FabLab is designed to be tested onboard the International Space Station (ISS) and advance in-space manufacturing ahead of Artemis missions to the Moon and Mars. 

Created: 2022-08-28

Updated: 2023-12-28

Product/Service

Classification
In-Space Manufacturing
Category
In-Space Manufacturing
Fields
Orbital Microfabrication
Status
Development
First launch
2024

Orbital Microfabrication

Working on manufacturing electronics and semiconductors in LEO. Experiment is scheduled to fly to ISS on CRS-28 in 2023.

Developing an autonomous, high throughput manufacturing capability for production of high quality, lower cost semiconductor chips at a rapid rate. Terrestrial semiconductor chip production suffers from the impacts of convection and sedimentation in the manufacturing process. Fabricating in microgravity is expected to reduce the number of gravity-induced defects, resulting in more usable chips per wafer. Market applications include semiconductor supply chains for telecommunications and energy industries. 

The electronics and semiconductor manufacturing payload does not seem to have launched in 2023. Results have not been found as of late 2023.

Created: 2022-09-25

Updated: 2023-12-28

Product/Service - Archinaut, Optimast, STAARK

Classification
In-Space Manufacturing
Category
In-Space Manufacturing
In-Space Assembly
Robotic Arm
Space Robotics
Hardware
Fields
Large Space Structures
Status
Development
First launch
2024

OSAM-2 (Archinaut One)

The OSAM-2 mission will demonstrate in-space manufacturing capabilities that could revolutionize the space infrastructure landscape in low-Earth orbit and beyond.” The CDR marks the end of the design phase for the On-Orbit Servicing, Assembly and Manufacturing 2 (OSAM-2) mission and the beginning of the process of building and verifying flight hardware.

Made In Space, Inc. (MIS) proposes the construction of large baseline structures, 15 meters or greater, for infrared space interferometry missions by autonomous in-space manufacturing and assembly. This enables the deployment of large primary trusses unconstrained by launch load or volume restrictions that meet science requirements for the high angular resolutions (less than 0.3 arcseconds) necessary to detect planets near bright stars and measure individual objects in star clusters.

In this Phase I effort, MIS investigates the mass, performance, and mission planning benefits of in-space manufacturing for structurally-connected interferometers (SCI). MIS is the leading developer of manufacturing technologies in the space environment. Utilizing technologies derived from Archinaut, a NASA Tipping Point 2015 award winner, large infrastructure can be manufactured on orbit and enable a multitude of missions.

Optimast is a self-contained, scalable machine for producing microgravity-optimized linear structures on-orbit, developed as a product application of the Archinaut technologies. MIS has developed Optimast to a TRL-6 with successful thermal vacuum testing of extended structure manufacturing in 2017.

STAARK Robotic Arm

Hardware

Has successfully delivered the first set of wired cameras for Artemis III as part of its production contract with Lockheed Martin for the Orion Camera System, an array of internal and external inspection and navigation cameras developed for NASA’s Orion spacecraft.

Awarded a subcontract from Firefly Aerospace to provide avionics and critical navigation systems for their Blue Ghost lunar lander.

Our partners Firefly Space are testing critical Redwire tech that will guide their Blue Ghost Lander to its landing site on the Moon's surface. We're proud to support this mission carrying 10 CLPS payloads and furthering NASA's Artemis program.

Created: 2023-02-05

Updated: 2023-09-03

Product/Service - 3D BioFabrication Facility (BFF), 3D-BioSystem Facility

Classification
In-Space Manufacturing
Category
In-Space Manufacturing
Microgravity Research Payloads
Fields
Organic Tissue
Microfluidic Chips
Organs on chips (OOC)
Orbital Microfabrication
Status
Demonstrated
First launch
2019
Partners
nScrypt

Biotechnology

A 3D BioFabrication Facility (BFF) developed by nScrypt and Techshot and designed to 3D print thick tissue and organs using adult stem cells will launch to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard the next SpaceX cargo resupply mission.

During the companies years of research, it was found that 3D bioprinted soft, easily flowing biomaterials (i.e, human tissue) collapse under their own weight. However, these same materials are able to maintain their shapes when produced in the microgravity environment of space.

Thus, these structures, which will consist of blood vessels and muscle, will be 3D bioprinted in space and placed in a cell-culturing system that strengthens them over time. This will permit them to become viable, self-supporting tissues that will remain solid once back on Earth.

The initial phase for BFF, which could last an estimated two years, will involve creating test prints of cardiac-like tissue of increasing thickness. The following phase will involve an Earth-based evaluation of heart patches manufactured in space under a microscope and potentially in small animals such as rats. This is expected to last through 2024.

NASA, Redwire and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Center for Biotechnology (4DBio3) are sending a new 3D printer to the International Space Station, Redwire's BioFabrication Facility, to bioprint a human knee meniscus in orbit and study the result on Earth. Ideally, this will lead to treatments for the meniscal injuries that US soldiers all-too-frequently face.

The BFF-Meniscus-2 investigation, a collaboration between Redwire and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Center for Biotechnology (4DBio3), will build on a 2019 experiment where the BFF 3D printed a meniscus scaffold using bioink derived from human tissue proteins. BFF-Meniscus-2 will use an upgraded BFF that allows greater temperature control when printing with bioinks that are sensitive to temperatures.

Redwire hopes to 3D print whole organs in space, although it characterizes this as a "long-term" goal. The company is also using NASA's Advanced Plant Habitat for a project to identify genes for space-friendly plants. Another investigation will use a NASA furnace to create and demo passive cooling for electronics in low gravity.

In late January 2023, NASA astronauts successfully installed an upgraded BFF that allows greater temperature control when printing with bioinks that are sensitive to temperatures, as well as Redwire’s Advanced Space Experiment Processor (ADSEP), used in conjunction with BFF. Both payloads launched on Northrop Grumman’s 18th commercial resupply mission to the ISS on November 7, 2022. BFF will be used to produce a full 3D printed human knee meniscus with the BFF-Meniscus-2 investigation, which will explore how space bioprinting could help treat meniscal injuries affecting U.S. military service members.

BFF-Meniscus  

Redwire Space and The Geneva Foundation 
PIs: Rich Boling and Dr. Joel Gaston  
This project evaluates the feasibility of using the BioFabrication Facility (BFF) to print a meniscus. The tissue will be printed using a combination of collagen and human allogenic mesenchymal stem cells and allowed to develop into mature tissue. The research team will evaluate the tissue’s mechanical properties and compare it with identically bioprinted tissues on Earth. 

Announced in September 2023 that it has successfully 3D bioprinted the first human knee meniscus on orbit using its upgraded 3D BioFabrication Facility (BFF) on the International Space Station (ISS). This milestone opens the door to improved treatments for meniscal injuries, one of the most common injuries for U.S. Service Members.

3D-BioSystem Facility

Redwire Space NV, has been awarded a 14 million euro contract under a program of and funded by the Exploration Programme of the European Space Agency to design, develop, and qualify the 3D-BioSystem Facility.

Created: 2019-01-31

Updated: 2023-09-22

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RADICLE-X

Concept

In-Space Manufacturing, Transport Service (Re-Entry), Microgravity Flight Service (LEO)

Raven Space Systems

Development

In-Space Manufacturing

Re:3D

Development

In-Space Manufacturing

Red Planet Farms

Early stage

Redwire Fiber Optics, Glass Alloy Manufacturing Machine (GAMMA)

In-Space Manufacturing

Redwire (Made in Space)

Demonstrated

Additive Manufacturing Facility, AMF, FabLab

In-Space Manufacturing, In-Space Assembly

Redwire (Made in Space)

Demonstrated

In-Space Manufacturing

Redwire (Made in Space)

Development

Archinaut, Optimast, STAARK

In-Space Manufacturing, In-Space Assembly, Robotic Arm, Space Robotics, Hardware

Redwire (Made in Space)

Development

3D BioFabrication Facility (BFF), 3D-BioSystem Facility

In-Space Manufacturing, Microgravity Research Payloads

Redwire (Techshot)

Demonstrated

Transport Service (Re-Entry), Microgravity Flight Service (Reusable Satellite), Microgravity Flight Service (LEO), In-Space Manufacturing

Reenter Space (Reentry Systems)

Dormant, Early stage

Stargate, Terran-R, Terran-1

Surface Habitats, Space Construction Company, Commercial Space Station, In-Space Manufacturing

Relativity Space

Development, Concept

RUBY SKY, JAM: Jervis Autonomy Module , LUNINT

In-Space Manufacturing, Deep Space Navigation

Rhea Space Activity (RSA)

Development

Rocket Pi

Commercial Space Station, In-Space Manufacturing, Microgravity Flight Service (LEO), Microgravity Flight Service (Reusable Satellite), Microgravity Research Payloads

Rocket Pi (Rocket π, Beijing) Aerospace Science and Technology, Huojian Pi)

Development, Launched

In-Space Manufacturing

Sachi Bioworks

Development

In-Space Manufacturing

Sapporo

Demonstrated

SATEAD

In-Space Manufacturing

SATED (Safe Appliance, Tidy, Efficient & Delicious)

Development

Oryx, Mini Space Brake (MSB)

Transport Service (Re-Entry), In-Space Manufacturing, Resources - Water, Resources - Asteroid Mining, Space Mining, ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization)

Shackleton Energy

Dormant

Veggie, XROOTS

In-Space Manufacturing

Sierra Space (Sierra Nevada Corp, SNC)

Demonstrated

SIRONA NOMs

In-Space Manufacturing

SIRONA NOMs

Concept

Orbital Logistics Vehicle (OLV)

In-Space Manufacturing, In-Space Assembly, Docking, Hardware

SkyCorp

Development

Orbital Logistics Vehicle (OLV)

In-Space Manufacturing, In-Space Assembly, Space Tug, Transport Service (LEO-GEO), Lunar Electric Grid

Skycorp

Development

In-Space Manufacturing, ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization)

Skyhaven (Reactive Innovations)

Development

Solein

In-Space Manufacturing

Solar Foods

Development

Resources - Asteroid Mining, Space Mining, In-Space Manufacturing

SolSys Mining

Development

In-Space Production, In-Space Manufacturing, Microgravity Flight Service (LEO), ISS Utilization Service

Space BD

Active

Space Bread

In-Space Manufacturing

Space Bread

Concept

Space-CU

In-Space Manufacturing, ISS Utilization Service, Space-Flown

Space Cargo Unlimited (Space-CU, Space Biology Unlimited)

Demonstrated

In-Space Manufacturing

Space Copy

Early stage

In-Space Manufacturing

Space Craft Beer

Dormant, Development

ForgeStar, Aether

Microgravity Flight Service (LEO), Microgravity Flight Service (Reusable Satellite), In-Space Manufacturing

Space Forge

Development

In-Space Manufacturing, Robotic Arm

Space Foundry

Development

OT-S, Optimus-1

Space Tug, In-Space Manufacturing, In-Space Logistics, Transport Service (LEO-GEO), In-Space Mobility, Active Debris Removal (ADR), In-Space Assembly

Space Machines Company

Development

In-Space Manufacturing

Space Origami

Dormant, Early stage

In-Space Manufacturing

Space Roasters

Dormant

Vertical Adaptive Greenhouses Farm (VAGF)

In-Space Manufacturing

Space V (Space-V, SpaceV)

Development

Space Naem, Clinostat, 3D Space Food Printer

In-Space Manufacturing

Space Zab (SpaceZab)

Concept

Space Resources, Resources - Asteroid Mining, Space Mining, In-Space Manufacturing

SpaceGold

Early stage

Software, Hardware, In-Space Manufacturing

Spherene

Development

Starlab Oasis

In-Space Manufacturing

StarLab Oasis (Nanoracks)

Development

Space Whiskey

In-Space Manufacturing

Stellar Luxuries

Early stage

In-Space Manufacturing

Strauss Group

Demonstrated

Team Pi

In-Space Manufacturing

Team π

Concept

Refabricator, SpiderFab, LEO Knight

In-Space Manufacturing, On-Orbit Servicing, In-Space Assembly, In-Space Communications Relay, Robotic Arm

Tethers Unlimited (ARKA, Amergint Technology)

Launched, Development

In-Space Manufacturing, In-Space Assembly

TGV Rockets

Development

POP3D

In-Space Manufacturing, Hardware, Commercial Space Station

Thales Alenia Space

Demonstrated

In-Space Manufacturing, ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization)

Thales Alenia Space UK

Development

Nyx

Transport Service (Earth-LEO), Transport Service (LEO-Moon), In-Space Manufacturing, Microgravity Flight Service (LEO), Microgravity Flight Service (Reusable Satellite), Commercial Lander, Commercial Lunar Lander

The Exploration Company

Development

Worker Bee, Sutter Space Telescope

Space Tug, Space Situational Awareness (SSA), Resources - Asteroid Mining, Propellant Refuel Station, Space Mining, In-Space Manufacturing, ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization), Propellant Refilling, Active Debris Removal (ADR)

TransAstra (Trans Astronautics Corporation)

Development

In-Space Manufacturing

Ultra Tech Machinery (The HEH Group)

Development

In-Space Manufacturing

United Semiconductors

Development

In-Space Manufacturing

UniversityWafer

Development

Luna-Crete, Constellation Vault

In-Space Manufacturing, Space Construction Company, Space Construction Equipment, Commercial Rover, Space Mining

Uplift Aerospace

Early stage

In-Space Manufacturing, In-Space Production, Microgravity Flight Service (Reusable Satellite), Transport Service (Re-Entry)

Varda Space Industries

Development, Demonstrated, Launched

Wester Shore Associates

In-Space Manufacturing

Wester Shore Associates

Dormant

SAFER (Satellite After Fully Enclosed Recycler)

In-Space Manufacturing

Widgetblender

Concept

In-Space Manufacturing, Hardware, Space Laboratory Equipment

ZAIPUT

Demonstrated

In-Space Manufacturing

ZeCoat Corp

Development

Space Oven

In-Space Manufacturing

Zero G Kitchen

Launched, Demonstrated

BAM-FX

In-Space Manufacturing, Microgravity Flight Service (LEO)

Zero Gravity Solutions

Dormant, Development

microBites

In-Space Manufacturing

µBites

Concept

Space Construction Company, Landing Pads

Astroport Space Technologies (XArc, Exploration Architecture)

Development

Moon Lander XL-1

Transport Service (LEO-Moon), Commercial Lunar Lander, Landing Pads

Masten Space Systems (Astrobotic)

Acquired, Development

Lunar Lantern, Lunar Landing Pad, Mars X-House V1

Space Architecture Office, Surface Habitats, Landing Pads

SEArch+ (Space Exploration Architecture)

Concept

Asteroid Mining Spacecraft

Resources - Asteroid Mining, Space Mining, Transport Service (Re-Entry)

AMi Exploration (ARCA Space, Asteroid Mining Program)

Development

Argonaut

Transport Service (LEO-Moon), Propellant Refilling, Space Mining

Argo Space

Development

Resources - Asteroid Mining, Space Mining

Asterank

Active

Resources - Asteroid Mining, Space Mining

Asteroid Initiatives

Concept

Asteroid Prospecting Satellite

Resources - Asteroid Mining, Space Mining

Asteroid Mining Corporation

Early stage

Asteromine

Resources - Asteroid Mining, Space Mining

Asteromine Corporation

Early stage

Space Mining, Resources - Asteroid Mining

AstroForge

Development

GALAGO

ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization), Space Mining, Commercial Rover

Astronika

Concept

Austere Engineering

GROWLER

Space Mining, Resources - Asteroid Mining, Commercial Rover

Austere Engineering

Concept

Beyond Earth Resources

Resources - Asteroid Mining, Space Mining, ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization)

Beyond Earth Resources

Dormant

Resources - Asteroid Mining, Space Mining

Canadian Space Mining Corporation

Early stage

In-Space Manufacturing, Space Mining

CemVita Factory

Development

Resources - Asteroid Mining, Space Mining, ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization)

Deimos Space Resources

Concept

Geoengineering, Propellant Refilling, Propellant Refuel Station, Space Mining, Resources - Asteroid Mining

Ethos Space

Development

Active Debris Removal (ADR), Space Mining, ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization)

ExLabs (Exploration Laboratories)

Development

Rotating Space Station (RSS)

Commercial Space Station, Space Mining

Exodus Star

Concept

Autonomous Transport Platform (ATP)

Space Mining, Resources - Asteroid Mining, Commercial Rover

Four Point

Development

Resources - Asteroid Mining, Space Mining, ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization)

High Frontier Mining Corporation (HFMC)

Early stage

Raw Resources, Space Mining

Interstellar Mining

Early stage

Resources - Asteroid Mining, Space Mining

Karman+

Development

MoonHacker

Beyond-LEO Remote Sensing, Space Mining, Lunar Data Analytics

Lunar Station Corporation

Development

Rocket M

Space Mining, Resources - Asteroid Mining

Masten Space Systems (Rocket M, Astrobotic)

Concept

Microelectronica

Resources - Asteroid Mining, Space Mining, In-Space Manufacturing

Microelectronica

Concept

Resources - Asteroid Mining, Space Mining

Minespace

Early stage

Space Mining, Space Resources, Lunar Excavator

Moog

Concept

Commercial Rover, Space Mining

Moon Industry

Early stage

Resources - Asteroid Mining, Space Mining

Moonrise Mining

Dormant

Resources - Asteroid Mining, Space Mining

NEADL (Near Earth Asset Discovery Labs)

Early stage

Space Resources, Space Mining, Resources - Asteroid Mining

Neamine

Early stage

Resources - Asteroid Mining, Space Mining

NEORA Resource Atlas

Dormant, Early stage

Surveyor, Excavator, Collector, Hauler, Dozer

Resources - Asteroid Mining, Commercial Rover, Space Mining

OffWorld

Development

NEO-X

Resources - Asteroid Mining, Space Mining

Origin Space

Development

Space Mining, Resources - Asteroid Mining

Oshkosh Corporation

Concept

Arkyd

Resources - Asteroid Mining, Space Mining

Planetary Resources

Cancelled

Commercial Rover, Hardware, ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization), Space Mining, Commercial Lander

Redwire (Deep Space Systems)

Concept

Space Robotics, Space Mining

Robotic Mining

Early stage

Commercial Rover, Space Mining, Beyond-LEO Remote Sensing, Lunar Data Analytics

Seven Sisters (Fleet Space)

Early stage

Oryx, Mini Space Brake (MSB)

Transport Service (Re-Entry), In-Space Manufacturing, Resources - Water, Resources - Asteroid Mining, Space Mining, ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization)

Shackleton Energy

Dormant

Suborbital Space Tourism, Resources - Asteroid Mining, Intra-Solar Banking, Space Mining

Skytech Holdings

Concept

Resources - Asteroid Mining, Space Mining, In-Space Manufacturing

SolSys Mining

Development

Space Resources, Resources - Asteroid Mining, Space Mining, In-Space Manufacturing

SpaceGold

Early stage

Team AA-Star

Space Mining, Resources - Asteroid Mining

Team AA-Star

Concept

Team LIQUID

Space Mining, Resources - Asteroid Mining

Team LIQUID

Concept

Terra Engineering

Space Mining, Resources - Asteroid Mining

Terra Engineering

Concept

Worker Bee, Sutter Space Telescope

Space Tug, Space Situational Awareness (SSA), Resources - Asteroid Mining, Propellant Refuel Station, Space Mining, In-Space Manufacturing, ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization), Propellant Refilling, Active Debris Removal (ADR)

TransAstra (Trans Astronautics Corporation)

Development

Luna-Crete, Constellation Vault

In-Space Manufacturing, Space Construction Company, Space Construction Equipment, Commercial Rover, Space Mining

Uplift Aerospace

Early stage

Space Mining, Resources - Asteroid Mining, Commercial Rover

USN Solar Sky Mining

Early stage