The Exploration Company

We democratise space exploration. For space & non-space industries. The Exploration Company develops, manufactures and operates Nyx, a modular and reusable orbital vehicle that can eventually be refuelled in orbit.

Created: 2021-12-23

Updated: 2022-02-21

Founded
Country
2021
Germany,France
Funding
$7.7M+
Website
The Exploration Company
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The Exploration Company

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Classification
In-Space Manufacturing
Category
Transport Service (Earth-LEO)
Transport Service (LEO-Moon)
In-Space Manufacturing
Microgravity Flight Service (LEO)
Microgravity Flight Service (Reusable Satellite)
Fields
Automated Microgravity Laboratory
Status
3) Development
First launch
2024

Do you want to demonstrate a technology, perform an experiment, or market your product in space? We plan to fly our demonstration model in September 2024. We have room for 300 kg payload.
The technical bricks of Nyx are built with open interfaces: they are available on a SpaceStore to enable space & non-space companies to use them and develop new applications.
Nyx provides a wide scope of missions ranging from 6 months around the Earth (and re-entry) to landing on the Moon (and coming back), or performing 100km hopping on the Moon. Nyx can resupply space stations and large space infrastructures. Nyx has the potential to carry humans.

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