Space ResourcesSpace mining and ISRU

Last updated: 2022-10-01

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Asteroid Initiatives Resources - Asteroid Mining Concept

Before you can do asteroid mining, you have to do asteroid prospecting.

Asteroid Initiatives
Asteroid Mining Corporation Resources - Asteroid Mining Early stage

Young aerospace start-up company on a mission to exploit the potential of an off-Earth commercial market.

Asteroid Mining Corporation
Astrum Resources - Asteroid Mining Dormant

We are developing the way to navigate and use a new necessity for life; Asteroids.

Astrum
Aten Engineering Resources - Asteroid Mining Early stage

We are asteroid prospectors, mapping out the resources of near Earth space.

Aten Engineering
Beyond Atlas Resources - Asteroid Mining Early stage

We will build a cheap and reliable spacecraft to explore the solar system and find the resources to make it possible for humans to live in space.

Beyond Atlas
BigDipper Exploration Technologies Resources - Asteroid Mining Early stage

Enabling access to the Lunar surface Data and Resources through Robots!

Blue Asteroids Resources - Asteroid Mining Dormant

Aiming to mine asteroids for their natural resources and bring humanity closer to becoming a spacefaring civilization.

Blue Asteroids
Canadian Space Mining Corporation Resources - Asteroid Mining Early stage

Canadian Space Mining Corporation is devoted to exploration and extraction of space bound resources.

Canadian Space Mining Corporation
Caterpillar Resources - Asteroid Mining Concept

Construction giant Caterpillar hopes to one day bring its autonomous mining technology to one of the universe's most sought after mining locations: the moon.

Caterpillar
CisLunar Industries Resources - Space Debris Utilization Development

Developing the Space Foundry, an in-space processing and refining capability for structural materials, such as metals.

CisLunar Industries
Darkoob Resources - Asteroid Mining,
ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization)
Development

Safe, sustainable and economical resources extraction from celestial bodies

Deep Space Industries Resources - Asteroid Mining,
Space Tug,
ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization)
Dormant

Deep Space Industries (DSI), a company founded to pursue asteroid mining, but which more recently has focused on deep space smallsats.

Deep Space Industries
Deltion Innovations Resources - Asteroid Mining Early stage

We develop mining technologies and robotics for the resource sector.

Deltion Innovations
Eta Space ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization),
Raw Resources,
Resources - Hydrogen
Early stage

Based on a proprietary electrochemical platform, SKYRE will electrolyse the ice water into its hydrogen and oxygen components and Eta Space H2RENEW™ will then compress and liquefy the hydrogen for use as fuel.

Eta Space
Exoterra ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization) Development

The Nano Icy Moons Propellant Harvester (NIMPH) is a CubeSat-scale In-Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU) system which processes ice into liquid oxygen (LOx) and liquid hydrogen (LH2). A CubeSat-scale ISRU reduces costs by significantly reducing the mass of a mission, enabling lower cost sample return missions. Core technologies being developed involve miniaturization and design of miniature compressors and expanders for oxygen and hydrogen handling and water collection and distillation processes in micro-gravity.

Exoterra
Exponential Deep Space Resources - Asteroid Mining,
ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization)
Dormant

In-Situ Resource Utilization for Exponential Growth of Deep Space Industries.

Exponential Deep Space
Hanwha Systems ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization),
Space Resources
Development

Hanwha Aerospace became the first South Korean space company to win government approval to utilize resources in space, such as on the moon and Mars.

Hanwha Systems
Helios Resources - Oxygen,
Resources - Metal
Development

Developing technologies to extract and utilize metals and oxygen from martian and lunar soil, providing fuel and construction materials for future space missions.

Helios
High Earth Orbit Robotics (HEO Robotics) Space Situational Awareness (SSA),
In-Orbit Inspection,
Resources - Asteroid Mining
Demonstrated

HEO Robotics combines intelligent control with space-based cameras to acquire high quality imagery of satellites, space-debris and resource-rich asteroids.

High Earth Orbit Robotics (HEO Robotics)
Honda Motor Co ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization),
Space Resources,
Resources - Energy,
Space Robotics
Development

Building a circulative renewable energy system on the lunar surface by leveraging Honda fuel cell technologies and high differential pressure water electrolysis technologies

Honda Motor Co
Insistent Galactic Operations (iGO) Resources - Asteroid Mining,
ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization)
Early stage

We are a triple bottom line Space Resource startup focused on creating a future of abundance rather than scarcity.

Insistent Galactic Operations (iGO)
Interstellar Mining Raw Resources Early stage

Focused on developing and deploying the first robotic water mining operation on the Moon before 2024.

Interstellar Mining
Lunar Resources Registry Resources - Asteroid Mining Development

The Lunar Resources Registry (LRR) enables commercial and non-commercial organisations to acquire rights to explore and extract resources.

Lunar Resources Registry
Lunar Station Corporation Remote Sensing,
Space Mining
Development

Lunar Station provides our clients with cutting-edge Lunar Environmental Intelligence.

Lunar Station Corporation
Lunar Water Supply Company Resources - Asteroid Mining,
ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization)
Early stage

We provide a clean and reliable source of water from the Moon, for use in off-earth applications. The extraction, purification, and storage of water on the Moon is our business.

Lunar Water Supply Company
Maana Electric Resources - Energy,
Resources - Oxygen,
ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization)
Development

Strives to become the first utility company to service customers anywhere in the solar system, starting with energy and oxygen.

Maana Electric
May Marom ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization) Dormant

May Marom develops and builds humidity extraction system for vacuum, low gravity and harsh environments. The system use microwave based technology to extract humidity and other volatiles from rock, regolith and permafrost plantery soil. We strongly believe that by creating a system that would provide water in space we will allow cheaper and easier access to our solar system for new and smaller "players".

May Marom
Metalysis ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization) Development

The Metalysis FFC Process for Extra-Terrestrial Oxygen Production from ISRU.

Metalysis
Moonrise Mining Resources - Asteroid Mining Early stage

Our business is to provide space related minerals and their by-products for use to the inhabits of the earth and beyond.

Moonrise Mining
NEADL (Near Earth Asset Discovery Labs) Resources - Asteroid Mining Early stage

Prospecting firm in the nascent asteroid mining industry. Our goal is to accurately identify near-earth asteroids that are rich in natural resources and, therefore, worth mining. We place a specific emphasis on locating water-rich asteroids.

NEADL (Near Earth Asset Discovery Labs)
NEORA Resource Atlas Resources - Asteroid Mining Early stage

Dedicated service to observe and categorise NEOs.

NEORA Resource Atlas
New Rocket Technologies Resources - Asteroid Mining Concept

The idea of spacecraft is integrating all systems (especially power) between themselves for greater efficiency of the whole system.

New Rocket Technologies
Odysseus Space Resources - Asteroid Mining Development

Long-term plan of prospecting asteroids for space resources exploitation and utilization

Odysseus Space
OffWorld Resources - Asteroid Mining,
Commercial Rover
Development

We envision millions of smart robots working under human supervision on and offworld, turning the inner solar system into a better, gentler, greener place for life and civilization.

OffWorld
Orbit Recycling Resources - Space Debris Utilization Early stage

Space debris is transported from the orbit to the Moon and recycled there. More than 150 tons of aluminium can be regained from Ariane 5 upper stages alone.

Orbit Recycling
Origin Space Resources - Asteroid Mining Development

Chinese startup Origin Space has signed a contract with a satellite maker for development of an optical space telescope as a step toward future space resource utilization.

Origin Space
OxEon Energy ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization) Development

Integrate an electrolysis technology to process ice and separate the hydrogen and oxygen.

OxEon Energy
Pioneer Astronautics (Voyager Space Holdings) ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization) Development

The Extraterrestrial Metals Processing (EMP) system produces iron, silicon, and light metals from Mars, Moon, or asteroid resources in support of advanced human space exploration.

Pioneer Astronautics (Voyager Space Holdings)
Planetary Resources Resources - Asteroid Mining Cancelled

Providing Resources to Fuel Industry and Sustain Life in Space

Planetary Resources
Planetoid Mines Company ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization),
Resources - Asteroid Mining,
Lunar Data Center Network,
Cislunar Space Logistics
Development

Engineering zero gravity excavation and extraction equipment to support asteroid and planetoid mining infrastructure.

Planetoid Mines Company
Regolithix ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization),
Propellant Refuel Station
Early stage

Development of Regolithx's Lunar Oxygen Extraction Plant Has Begun.

Regolithix
Skyre ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization),
Resources - Oxygen,
Resources - Hydrogen,
Raw Resources
Development

Based on a proprietary electrochemical platform, SKYRE will electrolyse the ice water into its hydrogen and oxygen components.

Skyre
Solar System Resources Corporation Resources - Asteroid Mining Early stage

Solar Systems Resources Corporation Sp. z o. o. is a space mining company that conducts localization, in-situ verification, and mining of space resources.

Solar System Resources Corporation
SolSys Mining Resources - Asteroid Mining Early stage

Researching and developing beneficiation systems for the space mining industry.

SolSys Mining
Space Industries Raw Resources,
ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization),
Resources - Oxygen
Development

Developing the Lunar Resource Extraction Vehicle (LREV) to produce Helium-3 for use on Earth along with Hydrogen and Oxygen (water) for use on the Lunar surface and GIANT aerospace 3D printer.

Space Industries
Space Mining Technologies Resources - Oxygen Early stage

Your water and fuel station on the Moon. We provide critical resources and technologies enabling sustainable space exploration and future settlements of the Moon and Mars.

Space Mining Technologies
SpaceGold Space Resources,
Resources - Asteroid Mining
Early stage

SpaceGold Corporation is an off-world mining that engineers high TRL hardware solutions to commercially and autonomously mine asteroids for precious metals. We engineer proven commercial asteroid mining drones. 

SpaceGold
Sperospace ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization) 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
Takasago Thermal Engineering ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization),
Resources - Oxygen
Development

Aiming to utilize ispace’s lunar lander to send an experimental payload to the Moon in 2023—on HAKUTO-R’s second mission—targeting to conduct the first-ever water-splitting experiment on the Moon.

Takasago Thermal Engineering
Terraxis ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization) Early stage

Unlocking the resources of the cosmos through new material processing technologies.

Terraxis
Vor-TechX Resources - Asteroid Mining Early stage

Vor-TechX is dedicated to Space Exploration, Education and Resource Harvesting.

Vulcan Aerospace ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization) Dormant

Specialize in practical ISRU applications for use both on and off Earth.

Vulcan Aerospace