Space Manufacturing CompaniesMaking things in orbit

Last updated: 2020-02-25

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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
Thales Alenia In-Space Manufacturing Additive Manufacturing (3D printing) Demonstration done Europe’s very first 3D printer in space. Thales Alenia
Space Zab In-Space Manufacturing Additive Manufacturing (3D printing),
Food for Space,
Medicine and Drugs
In development Our flagship technology is an award winning liquid/semi-liquid 3D printer for edible and non-edible materials in mid 2019 (with China Space Exploration), and 2020 (China Space Exploration). Space Zab
Braskem In-Space Manufacturing Additive Manufacturing (3D printing),
Material Recycling
Launched The Braskem Recycler will produce plastic feed stock that will be used in Made in Space’s additive manufacturing facility (AMF) aboard ISS. Braskem
Ardberg In-Space Manufacturing Food for Earth Launched Founded in 1815 and based in Scotland, Ardbeg Distiller is the producer of one of the world’s most complex, single malt whiskies. Ardberg
Space Roasters In-Space Manufacturing Food for Earth Dormant Using re-entry heat to roast coffee beans on a suborbital flight. Space Roasters
Budweiser In-Space Manufacturing Food for Earth,
Food for Space
In development Announced its intention to be the first beer on Mars. Budweiser
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
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
DoubleTree by Hilton In-Space Manufacturing Food for Space Launched,Demonstration done At DoubleTree by Hilton, we pride ourselves on hospitality that’s out-of-this-world. That’s why we’re embarking on a mission to make our signature, warm DoubleTree cookie the first food baked fresh in outer space. DoubleTree by Hilton
Zero G Kitchen In-Space Manufacturing Food for Space Launched,Demonstration done A Platform for Food Development in Space. Vision is to build a full kitchen suite in space. Zero G Kitchen
Magna Parva (Kleos Space (In-Space Manufacturing) 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. Magna Parva (Kleos Space (In-Space Manufacturing)
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
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)
Space Machines In-Space Manufacturing Large Space Structures,
Additive Manufacturing (3D printing),
Space Construction Company
Early stage Space based manufacturing company that is building machines to produce the space infrastructure of the future. Space Machines
Orbital Assembly (Gateway Foundation) In-Space Manufacturing Large Space Structures,
Space Construction Company
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)
Tethers Unlimited In-Space Manufacturing Material Recycling Launched Demonstrate in-space recycling and manufacturing to support long-duration manned space missions. Tethers Unlimited
Leap Biosystems In-Space Manufacturing Medicine and Drugs,
Biotech
Early stage Mission is to combine clinical medicine with innovation and disruptive technologies for human space exploration, while translating these back to provide cutting edge medical care here on Earth. Leap Biosystems
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)
Microgravity Research Associates In-Space Manufacturing Orbital Microfabrication Dormant Formed in 1979 for the purpose of engaging in materials processing in space. Microgravity Research Associates
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)
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
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
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)
G-Space In-Space Manufacturing ZBLAN Early stage G-Space is a next-generation industrial company focused on developing new materials for the digital age such as transmission, sensing, data storage, and energy-efficiency. G-Space is the US representative of Le Verre Fluore. G-Space
Physical Optics Corporation (POC) 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 (POC)
Made In Space 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
Space Cargo Unlimited (Space-CU, Space Biology Unlimited)) 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 Biology Unlimited))
Techshot In-Space Manufacturing,
Microgravity Research Payloads
Organic Tissue,
Microfluidic Chips,
Organs on chips (OOC),
Orbital Microfabrication
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
Alginity In-Space Manufacturing,
Resources - Oxygen
Food for Space Dormant Autonomous food and oxygen supply at a lunar base. Alginity
Aleph Farms In-Space Manufacturing,
Space Tourism Support
Food for Space Demonstration done Aleph Farms' aim is to produce non-genetically modified food, which means using natural processes to grow meat to mimic the way it would develop in a cow. Aleph Farms
Orbital Farm In-Space Manufacturing,
Space Tourism Support
Food for Space Early stage Building the world's most efficient commercial closed loop farm that can produce food anywhere on earth today and in space tomorrow. Orbital Farm
Sperospace ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization) Moon,
Metal
Early stage We are building the solution to In-Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU) of lunar regolith to manufacture metal parts on the lunar surface. Sperospace
OxEon Energy ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization) Moon,
Propellant,
Water ice
In development Integrate an electrolysis technology to process ice and separate the hydrogen and oxygen. OxEon Energy
Skyre ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization) Moon,
Propellant,
Water ice
In development Develop a system to make propellant from permanently frozen water located at the Moon’s poles. Skyre
Planetoid Mines Company ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization),
Resources - Asteroid Mining
Moon,
Lunar Rover,
Raw Materials,
Mining
Early stage Engineering zero gravity excavation and extraction equipment to support asteroid and planetoid mining infrastructure. Planetoid Mines Company
Exponential Deep Space Resources - Asteroid Mining,
ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization)
Prospecting Dormant In-Situ Resource Utilization for Exponential Growth of Deep Space Industries. Exponential Deep Space
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
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