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Last updated: 2021-08-28

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Exodus Orbitals Commercial Space Station 5) Concept

Develop scalable artificial gravity technology that will become a universal solution for any space colonisation program.

Exodus Orbitals
Gateway Foundation Commercial Space Station 5) Concept

Space station that will facilitate humankind’s migration into space.

Gateway Foundation
InterPlanetary Ventures Commercial Space Station 5) Concept

Goal is to create the terrestrial and space based infrastructure required to support humanity's permanent expansion into the bountiful reaches of our solar system.

InterPlanetary Ventures
Leviathan Space Industries Commercial Space Station 5) Concept

Goal is to build a permanent presence in outer space through a Space Station Network, that will facilitate travel to Mars and the other planets in the Solar system.

Leviathan Space Industries
Orion Span Commercial Space Station 3) Development

World's First Luxury Space Hotel in orbit 200 miles above the Earth's surface launching in 2021.

Orion Span
Synodic Space Settlement Commercial Space Station 4) Early stage

We primarily focus on research, design, and development of a stellar space settlement system. It would be able to inhabit around 12500 people simultaneously.

Synodic Space Settlement
Axiom Space Commercial Space Station,
Commercial ISS Module
3) Development

Intends to build ISS's privately-owned successor. Plan to attach Axiom module to ISS in 2022 and later detach.

Axiom Space
Galactic Suite Design Commercial Space Station,
Commercial Lunar Lander
6) Dormant

The company develops concepts, design and interiors of habitats and vehicles.

Think Orbital Commercial Space Station,
Space Construction Company
3) Development

Designing and manufacturing high volume, cost-efficient habitable space structures for Low-Earth-Orbit and beyond.

Think Orbital
MirCorp Commercial Space Station,
Space Entertainment,
Commercial Astronaut Services
6) Dormant

MirCorp was created by visionaries who understood that the time had arrived when the private sector was able to run manned space operations.

MirCorp
Space Islands Commercial Space Station,
Space Tourism Activities
6) Dormant

Commercial space station project proposed by Hilton International in 1999 to be constructed from used space shuttle fuel tanks.

Bigelow Space Operations Commercial Space Station,
Surface Habitats
6) Dormant

Bigelow Space Operations, will handles sales, customer service and the operations of the commercial space stations that Bigelow Aerospace will manufacture.

Bigelow Space Operations
Apsidal In-Space Manufacturing,
ISS Utilization Service
3) Development

Developing a Universal Glass Optics Manufacturing Module capable of processing various types of complex glass in space from which fibers, magnetic fibers, super-continuum sources, capillary optics and adiabatic tapers can be drawn.

Apsidal
DSTAR Communications In-Space Manufacturing,
ISS Utilization Service
3) Development

Create an external material processing platform on the International Space Station with autonomous, high throughput manufacturing capability.

ISS National Lab In-Space Manufacturing,
ISS Utilization Service
1) Active

Responsible for managing all non-NASA research, and all investigations would require the capacity to utilize microgravity for Earth benefits.

ISS National Lab
Space Cargo Unlimited (Space-CU, Space Biology Unlimited) In-Space Manufacturing,
ISS Utilization Service
4) Early stage

Dedicated to seizing the potential of microgravity research for commercial applications on Earth.

Space Cargo Unlimited (Space-CU, Space Biology Unlimited)
Varda Space Industries In-Space Manufacturing,
In-Space Production,
Microgravity Flight Service (Reusable Satellite),
Transport Service (Re-Entry)
3) Development

Space factories for Earth-bound products. In the near-term, Varda is laser-focused on manufacturing things off Earth that are highly valued on Earth. Over the long-term, Varda can build the infrastructure needed to enable humanity to industrialize space. 

Varda Space Industries
Alpha Space ISS Utilization Service 1) Active

Owns and operates MISSE, the only commercial external test facility in space.

Alpha Space
Craig Technologies ISS Utilization Service 1) Active

On-orbit external experimental facility hosted on the NanoRacks International Space Station External Platform (NREP).

Craig Technologies
Magnitude.io ISS Utilization Service 1) Active

ExoLab is an experiment platform that brings together classrooms and the International Space Station in a collaborative investigation of the effects of microgravity on living things.

Magnitude.io
ProXopS ISS Utilization Service 1) Active

Fly your research and tech demo experiments to the International Space Station (ISS) with our Research Facilities coined as Faraday.

ProXopS
Nanoracks ISS Utilization Service,
Commercial ISS Airlock,
Commercial Space Station
1) Active

NanoRacks operates the only commercial laboratory in outer space.

Nanoracks
Space Applications Services ISS Utilization Service,
Commercial Rover
1) Active

ICE Cubes Service is a simple and cost-effective way for your experiment or technology to fly onboard the International Space Station.

Space Applications Services
Airbus ISS Utilization Service,
ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization)
1) Active

Bartolomeo enables the hosting of external payloads in low-Earth orbit, on-board the International Space Station ISS.

Airbus
Space Tango ISS Utilization Service,
Microgravity Flight Service (LEO)
3) Development

Research and manufacturing in the microgravity environment – from design to implementation.

Space Tango
Gateway Space Microgravity Flight Service (LEO) 4) Early stage

Microgravity Science. Experiment Set-Ups and Kits on International Space Station, & Low-Earth Orbit for Kids K-12 including ThumbSats and Cubesats.

Gateway Space
Kayser Italia Microgravity Flight Service (LEO) 1) Active

Bioreactor Express is a service which aims to establish an “express” way to perform scientific and/or technological experiments on board the ISS.

Kayser Italia
ResearchSat Microgravity Flight Service (LEO) 4) Early stage

To enable researchers around the world to run their experiments in space with our customizable & affordable satellite infrastructures.

ResearchSat
Space Rider (ESA) Microgravity Flight Service (LEO) 3) Development

Space Rider aims to provide Europe with an affordable, independent, reusable end-to-end integrated space transportation system for routine access and return from low orbit.

Space Rider (ESA)
SpaceX Microgravity Flight Service (LEO) 6) Dormant

A free-flying, reusable spacecraft capable of hosting pressurized and unpressurized payloads to and from space.

SpaceX
Toucan Space Microgravity Flight Service (LEO) 3) Development

Toucan Space is the first company in the world allowing people to send any object to space or the International Space Station.

Toucan Space
Zero Gravity Solutions Microgravity Flight Service (LEO) 3) Development

A zero gravity biotechnology company commercializing the unique capabilities of the ISS platform.

Zero Gravity Solutions
Arkisys Microgravity Flight Service (LEO),
In-Space Assembly
3) Development

Arkisys is building one of the first Business Platforms in Space for new Technology Hosting, Satellite Integration, Assembly and Resupply.

Arkisys
SpacePharma Microgravity Flight Service (LEO),
ISS Utilization Service
1) Active

Provides researchers access to the unique environment of microgravity, using cutting edge remote controlled labs.

SpacePharma
yuri (kiwi) Microgravity Flight Service (LEO),
ISS Utilization Service
3) Development

We offer an end-to-end service incl. mission definition, hardware selection/development, launch and return. We offer all microgravity platforms (not solely ISS).

yuri (kiwi)
ElevationSpace Microgravity Flight Service (LEO),
Microgravity Flight Service (Reusable Satellite)
3) Development

ElevationSpace has developed ELS-R, which is a small space utilization platform. ELS-R enables science experiments and manufacturing the high-quality materials that are unable to be generated on the earth. ELS-R is also able to bring the deliverables back to the ground.

ElevationSpace
Guangmei (Shijian 19) Microgravity Flight Service (LEO),
Microgravity Flight Service (Reusable Satellite)
3) Development

Reusable biological commercial satellite to carry out space-borne and space biology experiments.

Guangmei (Shijian 19)
Space Forge Microgravity Flight Service (LEO),
Microgravity Flight Service (Reusable Satellite)
3) Development

We are developing a reusable manufacturing satellite that uses the benefits of space to make new materials that are not possible on Earth.

Space Forge
Beings Systems Microgravity Flight Service (Suborbital) 3) Development

Affordable and Accurate Parabolic Testing Flights.3 Weeks from Qualification to Flight Test.

Hudson Space Systems Microgravity Flight Service (Suborbital) 3) Development

Developing reusable space launch vehicles to make microgravity services accessible to a broad spectrum of customers.

Hudson Space Systems
Luna Design and Innovation Microgravity Flight Service (Suborbital) 1) Active

We believe that space is a research platform and help biotech and pharma companies plan research missions to space. Our goal is to advance health for humanity so people can lead full, healthy, and purposeful lives in space and on Earth.

Luna Design and Innovation
Dawn Aerospace Microgravity Flight Service (Suborbital),
Active Debris Removal (ADR)
3) Development

Building space transportation for a sustainable future.
We are designing flight architecture that returns things from space. This includes old satellites and space debris, goods made in space, super materials, scientific research and high-value satellites for servicing and repair.

Dawn Aerospace
Blue Origin Microgravity Flight Service (Suborbital),
Human Landing System,
Commercial Space Station,
ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization)
3) Development

Our reusable suborbital launch vehicle is taking payloads - and soon you - to space.

Blue Origin
Virgin Galactic Microgravity Flight Service (Suborbital),
Suborbital Space Tourism,
Point-to-point
2) Demonstrated

Virgin Galactic operates the reusable SpaceShipTwo spaceflight system.

Virgin Galactic
EXPLOR Space Technologies Microgravity Workspaces,
Microgravity Science,
ISS Utilization Service
3) Development

EXPLOR develop disruptive space technologies for human space exploration & for space health.
EXPLOR was established in 2018 and introduced the first biological simulated microgravity device.

EXPLOR Space Technologies
Firefly Biotech Microgravity Workspaces,
Microgravity Science,
ISS Utilization Service
4) Early stage

Supporting biology research in microgravity.

Firefly Biotech
AeroG Parabolic Flight Service 4) Early stage

Following the Startup Weekend Space Edition in Toulouse in April 2019, we are exploring the needs of users to open zero-g flight to as many people as possible!

AeroG
Air Zero G Parabolic Flight Service 1) Active

Air Zero G is a partnership involving Novespace, a CNES subsidiary, dedicated to scintific parabolic flights for 25 years, and Avico, French airline broker leader.

Air Zero G
Space Affairs Parabolic Flight Service 1) Active

During our zeroG flights (or parabolic flights) you will make a deep friendship with different g-forces. min. 10 times in a row!

Space Affairs
Zero Gravity Corporation (Zero-G) Parabolic Flight Service 1) Active

Float like an Astronaut and fly like a superhero in weightlessness. A ZERO-G Experience is the only one of its kind.

Zero Gravity Corporation (Zero-G)
Lide Space Parabolic Flight Service,
Microgravity Flight Service (Suborbital)
2) Demonstrated

LIDE is the first commercial provider of microgravity platforms on sailplane gliders for Science, Education and Fun.

0-G Launch Suborbital Space Tourism,
Microgravity Flight Service (Suborbital)
4) Early stage

We aim to launch a global network of specially-modified Boeing Space Jets™ to accelerate economical testing & development of technologies before they are launched to Space – first operator to provide both microgravity and air-launch services with the same vehicle.

0-G Launch
Airbus Spaceplane (EADS Astrium) Suborbital Space Tourism,
Microgravity Flight Service (Suborbital)
6) Dormant

The Airbus Defence and Space Spaceplane, also called EADS Astrium TBN according to some sources,[1] is a suborbital spaceplane concept for carrying space tourists, proposed by EADS Astrium (currently Airbus Defence and Space), the space subsidiary of the European consortium EADS (currently Airbus).

Deimos One Suborbital Space Tourism,
Microgravity Flight Service (Suborbital)
4) Early stage

A 5 hour trip of luxury spaceflight where passengers will enjoy a comfortable, pleasant ride, soaring to a cruising altitude as high as 43 km (27 mi, 140,000 feet) above Earth without the need of a spacesuit. Configured to carry up to 7 passengers, the Heaven Starship offers space tourists spectacular, panoramic views of our planet and allows them to experience the majesty of Earth in ways we never thought possible.

PD Aerospace Suborbital Space Tourism,
Microgravity Flight Service (Suborbital)
3) Development

Fully reusable suborbital spacecraft.

PD Aerospace
XCOR Aerospace Suborbital Space Tourism,
Microgravity Flight Service (Suborbital)
6) Dormant

The Lynx was planned to be capable of carrying a pilot and a passenger or payload on sub-orbital spaceflights over 100 kilometres (62 mi). 

Sierra Space (Sierra Nevada Corp, SNC) Transport Service (Earth-LEO),
Commercial Space Station
3) Development

Reusable automated cargo lifting-body spaceplane.

Sierra Space (Sierra Nevada Corp, SNC)
Galactic Harbour Transport Service (Earth-LEO),
Commercial Space Station,
Propellant Refuel Station,
Propelland Reloading Station
5) Concept

The Galactic Harbour is the unification of Transportation and Enterprise, a transportation infrastructure delivering cargo to space; routinely and inexpensively

Galactic Harbour
Independence-X Transport Service (Re-Entry),
Microgravity Flight Service (Reusable Satellite)
4) Early stage

MERCAP is short for Microgravity experiment Re-entry Capsule.

Independence-X
Interspace Explore Transport Service (Re-Entry),
Microgravity Flight Service (Reusable Satellite),
Transport Service (Earth-LEO)
3) Development

A Chinese startup is aiming to developing spacecraft capable of supplying China’s space station, with a first small demonstration launch set for 2022.