Space Manufacturing CompaniesMaking things in orbit

Last updated: 2019-06-30

Name Service Field Status Description Logo
3D Bioprinting Solutions (Invitro) In-Space Manufacturing Organic Tissue In development First-ever experiment on 3D printing of live organic tissue and organ constructs using a bioprinter on board the International Space Station (ISS). 3D Bioprinting Solutions (Invitro)
ACME Advanced Materials In-Space Manufacturing Silicon Carbide,
ZBLAN
Dormant ACME Advanced Materials is a US startup founded in 2014 to develop and produce unique materials in a microgravity environment. ACME Advanced Materials
Alginity In-Space Manufacturing,
Resources - Oxygen
Food for Space Early stage Autonomous food and oxygen supply at a lunar base. Alginity
Ardberg In-Space Manufacturing Food for Earth Demonstration done Founded in 1815 and based in Scotland, Ardbeg Distiller is the producer of one of the world’s most complex, single malt whiskies. Ardberg
Argotec In-Space Manufacturing Food for Space Active Public-private partnership to bring the authentic Italian espresso into the International Space Station (ISS). Argotec
Bake In Space In-Space Manufacturing Food for Space In development Initial goal is to conduct a series of technology demonstrations related to the production of fresh bread aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Bake In Space
Budweiser In-Space Manufacturing Food for Earth,
Food for Space
In development Announced its intention to be the first beer on Mars. Budweiser
CemVita Factory In-Space Manufacturing Food for Space In development CO2 Utilization platform mimics photosynthesis to produce nutrients and pharmaceutics for deep space exploration and industrial chemicals and polymers for energy sustainability. CemVita Factory
Crow Industries Transport Service (LEO-Moon),
ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization)
- Early stage Designs, develops, and deploys technologies to explore the harshest environments known to humankind, both on and off Earth. Crow Industries
Flawless Photonics In-Space Manufacturing ZBLAN In development Flawless Photonics is a very small US startup founded in 2017 with registered trademark FlawlessFiber™. Flawless Photonics
FOMS (Fiber Optic Manufacturing in Space) In-Space Manufacturing ZBLAN Starting soon FOMS (Fiber Optics Manufacturing in Space) is a very small US startup founded in 2015. FOMS (Fiber Optic Manufacturing in Space)
International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) In-Space Manufacturing Novelty,
Fragrance
Demonstration done IFF has commercialized the unique space rose note, which is now a fragrance ingredient in a perfume called Zen developed by Shiseido Cosmetics (America). International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF)
Kleos Space (In-Space Manufacturing, Magna Parva) In-Space Manufacturing Large Space Structures Active Developing a patented in-space manufacturing system that will provide a method of producing huge carbon composite 3D structures in space. Kleos Space (In-Space Manufacturing, Magna Parva)
LambdaVision In-Space Manufacturing Organic Tissue In development Aims to use the microgravity environment of the ISS to improve the manufacturing process for the company’s protein-based retinal implant that is capable of restoring vision in patients with retinal degeneration. LambdaVision
Maana Electric Resources - Energy,
Resources - Oxygen,
ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization)
Utility In development Strives to become the first utility company to service customers anywhere in the solar system, starting with energy and oxygen. Maana Electric
Made In Space (Archinaut) In-Space Manufacturing ZBLAN,
Large Space Structures,
Additive Manufacturing (3D printing)
Demonstration done Made In Space is a space-based manufacturing company founded in 2010, which started by making 3D printers usable in microgravity. Made In Space (Archinaut)
Microgravity Research Associates In-Space Manufacturing Orbital Microfabrication Dormant Formed in 1979 for the purpose of engaging in materials processing in space.
Orbital Assembly (Gateway Foundation) In-Space Manufacturing,
Space Construction Company
Large Space Structures Early stage Form the first Turn-key Space Construction Company designed to build any structure in space quickly and with precision. Orbital Assembly (Gateway Foundation)
Physical Optics Corporation In-Space Manufacturing ZBLAN In development Physical Optics Corporation received a NASA SBIR project in 2016 for the amount of $125 000 to develop the Orbital Fiber Optic Production Module (ORFOM) from TRL2 to TRL4. Physical Optics Corporation
Planetoid Mines Company In-Space Manufacturing,
Resources - Asteroid Mining,
ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization)
- Early stage Engineering zero gravity excavation and extraction equipment to support asteroid and planetoid mining infrastructure. Planetoid Mines Company
Space Cargo Unlimited (Space-CU) In-Space Manufacturing,
ISS Utilization Service
- Early stage Dedicated to seizing the potential of microgravity research for commercial applications on Earth. Space Cargo Unlimited (Space-CU)
Space Machines Company In-Space Manufacturing Large Space Structures Early stage Space based manufacturing company that is building machines to produce the space infrastructure of the future. Space Machines Company
Space Origami In-Space Manufacturing - Early stage Growing the first 3D DNA Origami Crystal in space. DNA-Origami is a new technique in nanoscience that makes it possible to build self-assembling structures with nanometer precision Space Origami
Space Roasters In-Space Manufacturing Food for Earth Early stage Using re-entry heat to roast coffee beans on a suborbital flight. Space Roasters
Techshot In-Space Manufacturing Organic Tissue In development 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. Techshot
Tethers Unlimited (Firmamentum) In-Space Manufacturing Large Space Structures In development Developing a suite of technologies called "SpiderFab" to enable on-orbit fabrication of large spacecraft components such as antennas, solar panels, trusses, and other multifunctional structures. Tethers Unlimited (Firmamentum)
Tethers Unlimited (Refabricator) In-Space Manufacturing Material Recycling Starting soon Demonstrate in-space recycling and manufacturing to support long-duration manned space missions. Tethers Unlimited (Refabricator)
Thales Alenia In-Space Manufacturing Additive Manufacturing (3D printing) Demonstration done Europe’s very first 3D printer in space. Thales Alenia
Zero G Kitchen In-Space Manufacturing Food for Space In development A Platform for Food Development in Space. Vision is to build a full kitchen suite in space. Zero G Kitchen