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Last updated: 2021-08-29

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ClearSpace Active Debris Removal (ADR) 3) Development

We design, agile satellites able to find, capture and remove non-functioning or unresponsive satellites from their orbits in space.

ClearSpace
Exodus Space Systems Active Debris Removal (ADR) 4) Early stage

Exodus is an early stage company working on a new, versatile and scalable solution for Space Debris, the legacy of 60 years of spaceflight. We also produce fun videos about space exploration.

Exodus Space Systems
Ironstar Engineering Active Debris Removal (ADR) 4) Early stage

A method and apparatus for removing orbital space debris from near Earth orbit using the Solar Wind: Platform for Redirecting and Removing Inert Space Material. (PRRISM)

Ironstar Engineering
Martian Sky Technologies (MSI) Active Debris Removal (ADR) 3) Development

MSI is an R&D company working to impactfully establish a new and unique commercial market in LEO by advancing STEM.

Martian Sky Technologies (MSI)
OrbitGuardians Active Debris Removal (ADR) 4) Early stage

We have drastically reduced the cost to clean up space debris!

Rubicon Active Debris Removal (ADR) 5) Concept

While Rubicon® is not currently in the business of space debris removal, we see this as the next frontier for us to tackle, and we are actively beginning the process to figure out how we can help clean up the galaxy.

Astroscale Active Debris Removal (ADR),
On-Orbit Servicing
3) Development

Proposing to aid in the removal of orbital debris through the provision of End of Life (EOL) and Active Debris Removal (ADR) services.

Astroscale
Obruta Space Solutions Active Debris Removal (ADR),
On-Orbit Servicing
3) Development

Obruta Space Solutions Corp. (Ottawa, Ontario) is creating the foundational infrastructure to support the emerging on-orbit services economy. They envision a future in which satellites sustainably occupy the orbital environment and no longer operate under a single-use mentality. To achieve this, Obruta is equipping satellites with their Puck interface for both terrestrial and in-space servicing. Additionally, Obruta is providing the necessary services to extend and enhance their mission lifespans.

Obruta Space Solutions
Turion Space Active Debris Removal (ADR),
On-Orbit Servicing,
Resources - Asteroid Mining
3) Development

Turion Space is building spacecraft to remove orbital debris and provide services to existing satellites.

Turion Space
Prometheus Space Technologies Active Debris Removal (ADR),
Space Robotics
4) Early stage

Active Debris Removal, Space Robotics, Satellites structure.

Prometheus Space Technologies
EOS Space Systems Active Debris Removal (ADR),
Space Situational Awareness (SSA)
3) Development

Electro Optic Systems has achieved a major breakthrough in laser technology which significantly advances the global effort to mitigate space debris. The innovation involves the use of a Guide Star Laser to allow high speed adaptive optics to form laser beams that can track and move space debris at lower altitudes and faster speeds than ever previously possible

Firehawk Aerospace Commercial Lunar Lander 3) Development

Rocket engine design and manufacturing company. Developing a variant of rocket engine codenamed ICEALOX that can make use of lunar natural resources for refueling on the lunar surface, in cis-lunar space, or in Earth orbit. A technology demonstration mission featuring lunar surface refueling is being planned by our firm and our partners for late 2025.

Firehawk Aerospace
Golden Spike Company Commercial Lunar Lander 6) Dormant
Transorbital Commercial Lunar Lander 6) Dormant

First private company granted permission by the U.S. government to explore, photograph, and land on the Moon.

Canadensys Aerospace Corporation Commercial Rover 3) Development

Micro-technologies and modern business models for more affordable, accessible exploration beyond Earth orbit.

Canadensys Aerospace Corporation
CubeRover (Astrobotic) Commercial Rover 3) Development

Our robotic rovers are the first ever of their kind.

CubeRover (Astrobotic)
Dereum Labs Commercial Rover 3) Development

We expand Earth industries to become a part of the upcoming interplanetary economy and boost the development of the first settlements on lunar and martian surfaces.

Dereum Labs
Dymon Commercial Rover 3) Development

Send the first Japanese lunar rover onboard the Peregrine lunar lander to the Moon in 2021.

Dymon
Exobotics Commercial Rover 4) Early stage

Developing the world’s first modular roving platform, offering low-cost, high-performance solutions for lunar operation.

Exobotics
General Motors Commercial Rover 5) Concept

Lockheed Martin and General Motors are partnering to develop a new type of lunar vehicle for NASA to use during its upcoming Artemis missions to the moon.

Guracorp Commercial Rover 5) Concept
Lexus Commercial Rover 5) Concept

Lexus imagines space vehicles for humans on the Moon.

Lexus
LunaCorp Commercial Rover 6) Dormant

Aimed to send its own, unmanned Lunar Rover to the moon in 1999, financed entirely by the private sector.

Redwire Commercial Rover 3) Development

Formed by the combination of Adcole Space and Deep Space Systems, Redwire is a new leader in mission critical space solutions and high reliability components for the next generation space architecture.

Redwire
Spacebit Commercial Rover 3) Development

Spacebit is developing the world's first walking lunar rover that will go the Moon in 2021

Spacebit
Team AngelicvM Commercial Rover 6) Dormant

Google Lunar XPRIZE team from Chile, to the surface of the Moon on Astrobotic’s first lunar mission.

Team AngelicvM
Team Indus Commercial Rover 3) Development

Deep technology company, engineering path-breaking solutions that take on critical challenges for humanity.

Team Indus
Toyota Commercial Rover 3) Development

JAXA and Toyota signed a joint research agreement to work on a manned pressurized lunar rover last year, on June 13, 2019, with an expected launch date in the latter half of the 2020s.

Toyota
Blastoff! (Spacelab) Commercial Rover,
Commercial Lunar Lander,
Space Entertainment
6) Dormant
Puli Space Commercial Rover,
ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization),
Resources - Asteroid Mining
3) Development

Fly the first Hungarian payload to the Moon.

Puli Space
Ceres Robotics Commercial Rover,
Surface Habitats
4) Early stage

Build robots for the construction of facilities and habitats on the Moon, Mars, asteroids and beyond.

Ceres Robotics
Lunar Outpost Commercial Rover,
Surface Habitats
4) Early stage

Lunar Outpost is an advanced technology company with a focus on developing technologies that have both terrestrial and space applications.

Lunar Outpost
Agile Space Industries Commercial Sample Return,
Transport Service (Re-Entry)
5) Concept

Launching a Fast Space Future through Lean Rocket Science. We 3D print thrusters and propulsion systems for space vehicles.

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

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

Dynetics Human Landing System 3) Development

Dynetics has been awarded a contract under NASA’s Artemis program to design a Human Landing System (HLS) and compete to build a system to take the first woman and next man to the lunar surface by 2024.

Dynetics
Vivace Human Landing System 5) Concept

One of 5 offerors who submitted proposal for NASA Human Landing System, but not selected.

Vivace
SpaceX Human Landing System,
Transport Service (Earth-LEO),
Transport Service (Re-Entry),
Transport Service (LEO-Moon),
Point-to-point
3) Development

SpaceX's Starship and Super Heavy Rocket represent a fully reusable transportation system designed to service all Earth orbit needs as well as the Moon and Mars.

SpaceX
Skycorp In-Space Manufacturing,
In-Space Assembly,
Space Tug
4) Early stage

Skycorp's mission is to fundamentally transform the spacecraft industry, utilizing orbital assembly process, electric propulsion, and modular construction, to create applications unthinkable before.

Skycorp
Tethers Unlimited (Amergint Technology) In-Space Manufacturing,
On-Orbit Servicing,
In-Space Assembly,
In-Space Communications Relay
3) Development

Demonstrate in-space recycling and manufacturing to support long-duration manned space missions.

Tethers Unlimited (Amergint Technology)
Thales Alenia In-Space Manufacturing,
Space Tug
2) Demonstrated

Europe’s very first 3D printer in space.

Thales Alenia
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
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
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
Altius Space Machines On-Orbit Servicing 3) Development

Avoid premature decommissioning and enjoy extended lifetimes. Get more out of your space hardware through satellite servicing and operate more sustainably.

Altius Space Machines
GEORING (GEO Ring) On-Orbit Servicing 5) Concept

Initiator of a system for On-Orbit Servicing Named HERMES, aiming to kick-start the On-Orbit Servicing (OOS) industry in Europe.

GEORING (GEO Ring)
Infinite Orbits On-Orbit Servicing 4) Early stage

We develop life extension modules with a new space approach to extend the operational lifetime of in-orbit GEO telecommunication satellites by 5 years.

Infinite Orbits
Maxar (SSL) On-Orbit Servicing 3) Development

SSL builds advanced robotic and servicing systems for nuclear, military, agriculture and infrastructure applications.

Maxar (SSL)
MDA On-Orbit Servicing 3) Development

The U.S Government has selected the Company's advanced robotic arm solution as the baseline for the NASA Restore and DARPA Geo robotic servicing programs that seek to use robotics to interact with geostationary satellites.

PIAP Space On-Orbit Servicing 4) Early stage

At PIAP Space, we believe that we can make Space and Earth cleaner, safer, and sustainable, by designing, engineering, and delivering top-quality robotics solutions.

PIAP Space
SpaceLogistics (Northrop Grumman) On-Orbit Servicing 1) Active

Northrop Grumman provides life extension services to satellite operators in geosynchronous orbit. The Mission Extension Vehicle (MEV) is the industy's first on-orbit satellite servicing vehicle.

SpaceLogistics (Northrop Grumman)
Kurs Orbital On-Orbit Servicing,
Transport Service (LEO-GEO),
Active Debris Removal (ADR)
3) Development

A Ukrainian startup is building an in-orbit servicing vehicle using space docking technology developed decades ago by the former Soviet Union.

Kurs Orbital
Offworld Resources - Asteroid Mining,
Commercial Rover
3) 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
Bradford Space (Deep Space Industries) Resources - Asteroid Mining,
Microgravity Workspaces,
Space Tug
3) Development

High-tech European developer and manufacturer of satellite control sub-systems and components. Now also offering space logistics services.

Bradford Space (Deep Space Industries)
TransAstra (Trans Astronautics Corporation) Resources - Asteroid Mining,
Propellant Refuel Station,
Space Tug
3) Development

New kind of aerospace company dedicate to building the “transcontinental railroad of space”.

TransAstra (Trans Astronautics Corporation)
Howe Industries Resources - Energy,
Nuclear Radioisotope Power,
Solar Thermal Propulsion,
Active Debris Removal (ADR)
3) Development

Develop these space based power systems, which includes radioisotope fueled systems and reactor based systems. In order to take the human race further than previously thought possible.

Howe Industries
HelicitySpace Resources - Energy,
Space Tug,
Nuclear Fusion Power,
In-Space Logistics
4) Early stage

In-space propulsion and power technology critical to humanity's expansion into the solar system.

HelicitySpace
Obayashi Space Elevator,
Transport Service (Earth-LEO)
5) Concept

Obayashi pursues the potential for the future of the space elevator from a construction standpoint, and describes a newly-designed, whole-space elevator system, including its construction process

Obayashi
Moon Mark Space Entertainment,
Commercial Rover
3) Development

Moon Mark captures the adventures of high school students from around the world who will compete in 2021 to design, build, land, and race two vehicles on the Moon. This inspirational story, culminating in touchdown, racing, and leaving scientific advances behind, will become the defining moment of their generation, unifying all people, in all cultures.

Moon Mark
Lunargistics In-Space Logistics 4) Early stage

Aiming to provide swift logistics in cislunar space.

Lunargistics
Rogue Space Systems Space Robotics,
On-Orbit Servicing
4) Early stage

Rogue designs satellite vehicles and subsystems to provide on-orbit services to satellite operators both now and well into the future. Building from there, we look to provide a vital role in setting the standard for these services in support of the New Space Economy.

Rogue Space Systems
SCOUT Space (Eight Continent Technologies) Space Situational Awareness,
In-Orbit Inspection,
In-Space Situational Awareness
4) Early stage

We are building the first in-space observation service for high-value space infrastructure and assets.

SCOUT Space (Eight Continent Technologies)
Chandah Space Technologies Space Situational Awareness (SSA),
In-Orbit Inspection
4) Early stage

Building its InsureSat constellation of electro-optical sensors for commercial in-orbit inspections and space situational awareness (SSA).

Chandah Space Technologies
High Earth Orbit Robotics (HEO Robotics) Space Situational Awareness (SSA),
In-Orbit Inspection,
Resources - Asteroid Mining
2) 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)
Share My Space Space Traffic Management,
Active Debris Removal (ADR),
Resources - Space Debris Utilization
5) Concept

Primary space debris removal operator that focuses on extending the time of operation of satellites while reducing waste in space.

Share My Space
EsferAtros Space Tug 4) Early stage

Operates micro-satellites to provide in-orbit transportation, customer payloads operation, and access to earth observation technology as a service.

EsferAtros
Exolaunch Space Tug 3) Development

Developing a line of eco-friendly space tugs called Reliant, designed to clean up debris after sending satellites to custom orbits.

Exolaunch
Exos Aerospace Space Tug 3) Development Exos Aerospace
LAUNCHER Space Tug 3) Development LAUNCHER
Lunasa Space Space Tug 3) Development

Developing an innovative Reusable Orbital Transfer Vehicle to host and transfer NanoSatellites to Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) and perform precise deployment of the satellites into their final destination.

Lunasa Space
Orbital.Express Space Tug 3) Development

Our goal is to democratize space logistics from in-orbit satellite services to interplanetary missions for sustainable space exploration that enables new markets In-Space Economy sector.

SAB Launch Services Space Tug 3) Development SAB Launch Services
Skyrora Space Tug 3) Development

The design of the space tug is based on the upper stage of the Skyrora XL vehicle, with adaptations that will allow it the technology to survive in a space environment.

Skyrora
Starfish Space Space Tug 3) Development

Building an on-demand in-space transportation service with our more cost effective space tug and autonomous rendezvous and proximity operations software.

Starfish Space
Scout Aero Space Tug,
Active Debris Removal (ADR),
On-Orbit Servicing,
In-Space Logistics
4) Early stage

Scout Aerospace seeks to become the number one manufacturer of orbital asset and transfer systems. We create technologies and devices to transform the infrastructure of space.

Scout Aero
Lunar Ascent Space Tug,
In-Space Communications Relay,
Transport Service (LEO-Moon)
4) Early stage

Australia’s First Mission to the Moon. A Space Machines Company Initiative.

Lunar Ascent
Space Machines Company Space Tug,
In-Space Manufacturing,
In-Space Logistics,
Transport Service (LEO-GEO),
In-Space Mobility
4) Early stage

The most efficient space transportation service to deliver missions to Earth Orbit and Deep Space.

Space Machines Company
Atomos Space Tug,
In-Space Logistics
3) Development

Building a fleet of spacecraft to move satellites and other assets between orbits and to other destinations using efficient electric propulsion.

Atomos
Epic Aerospace Space Tug,
In-Space Logistics
3) Development

We are launching the first reusable space-tug, and connecting every point in space.

Epic Aerospace
Exotrail Space Tug,
In-Space Logistics
4) Early stage

Exotrail and CNES have signed a development contract under which we will kick-start the development of our on-orbit transportation vehicle (the Space Van™).

Exotrail
Momentus Space Space Tug,
In-Space Logistics
3) Development

Building the in-space transportation industry with extraterrestrial in situ resource utilization in mind.

Momentus Space
Moog Space Tug,
In-Space Logistics
3) Development

The Moog Orbital Maneuvering Vehicle (OMV) is a propulsive tug for secondary payload deployment.

Moog
Neutron Star Systems Space Tug,
In-Space Logistics
3) Development

Neutron Star Systems is a leading market enabler for high power space missions. We develop disruptive and robust electric propulsion (EP) systems and subsystems based on the latest superconductor technology.

Neutron Star Systems
Parabilis Space Technologies Space Tug,
In-Space Logistics
3) Development

Parabilis’ ambitions are to leverage its products and the extensive space heritage of its founders to provide on-orbit services to its commercial and government customers such as debris removal, and targeted re-entry of high-value assets.

Parabilis Space Technologies
Spaceflight Space Tug,
In-Space Logistics
3) Development

Flying its next generation orbital transfer vehicle, Sherpa-FX, on a fully dedicated rideshare mission with SpaceX. The mission, called SXRS-3 by Spaceflight, is scheduled to launch on a Falcon 9 no earlier than December 2020. 

Spaceflight
XPLORE Space Tug,
In-Space Logistics
4) Early stage

Xplore is flying commercial science missions to the Moon and asteroid on our XCRAFT.

XPLORE
Cislunar Space Development Company Space Tug,
Transport Service (LEO-GEO),
Transport Service (LEO-Moon),
In-Space Logistics
4) Early stage

We provide transportation services in cislunar space, from low Earth orbit to the Moon’s surface and all points in between. Services include orbit transfer for satellites, cargo and personnel transport to the Moon, water and propellant sales, vehicle docking, and spacecraft warehousing. 

Cislunar Space Development Company
Sidereus Space Dynamics Space Tug,
Transport Service (Re-Entry),
In-Space Logistics
5) Concept

ASTREO capsule and internal SNC Dream Chaser Module for Landing Space Resources.

Sidereus Space Dynamics
PlanetSpace Transport Service (Earth-LEO) 6) Dormant

In February, 2007, NASA announced plans to provide PlanetSpace with requirements and specifications to provide crew and cargo flights to the International Space Station.

Reaction Engines Transport Service (Earth-LEO) 5) Concept

Single-stage-to-orbit spaceplane.

Reaction Engines
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
t/Space (Transformational Space Corporation) Transport Service (Earth-LEO),
Space Tourism Activities
6) Dormant

Participated in NASA's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS), and later, Commercial Crew Development (CCDev) programs for delivering cargo and crew to the International Space Station. 

Coactum Transport Service (LEO-GEO),
Space Tug
3) Development

Aims to revolutionize cargo transportation in space by providing simple, secure and fast in-space transportation services with a standalone small satellite. The solution opens access to high Earth orbits and beyond.

Coactum
Gama Space Transport Service (LEO-GEO),
Transport Service (LEO-Moon)
3) Development

Gama enables new futures. Thanks to cheap, reliable and scalable solar sails, we are redefining deep space access.

Astrobotic Transport Service (LEO-Moon) 3) Development

The Peregrine Lander precisely and safely delivers payloads to lunar orbit and the lunar surface on each mission.

Astrobotic
Moon Express Transport Service (LEO-Moon) 3) Development

Redefine possible by returning to the Moon and unlocking its mysteries and resources for the benefit of humanity.

Moon Express
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Transport Service (LEO-Moon),
Commercial Lunar Lander
3) Development

Built Beresheet lander for non-profit organization SpaceIL.

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI)
OHB Transport Service (LEO-Moon),
Commercial Lunar Lander
3) Development

Plans to launch a commercial lunar lander mission in cooperation with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) in late 2022 as it looks for government and commercial customers.

OHB
ORBITBeyond Transport Service (LEO-Moon),
Commercial Lunar Lander
3) Development

Cislunar transportation company providing global customers with reliable, repeated and affordable services to the lunar surface.

ORBITBeyond
PTS (Planetary Transportation Systems) Transport Service (LEO-Moon),
Commercial Lunar Lander
3) Development

Bringing down the cost of exploration and building reusable space infrastructures so more people benefit from access to space.

PTS (Planetary Transportation Systems)
SpaceIL Transport Service (LEO-Moon),
Commercial Lunar Lander
3) Development

Non-profit organization aiming to land the first Israeli spacecraft on the Moon.

SpaceIL
Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems Transport Service (LEO-Moon),
Commercial Lunar Lander
3) Development

Concept for a commercial lunar lander.

Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems
Lockheed Martin Transport Service (LEO-Moon),
Commercial Lunar Lander,
Human Landing System
5) Concept

McCandless Lunar Lander can transport up to 350 kg of cargo to the surface of the Moon and provide up to 400 W of power to operate there.

Lockheed Martin
Masten Space Systems Transport Service (LEO-Moon),
Commercial Lunar Lander,
Landing Pads
5) Concept

XL-1, is a small, single-use lander capable of placing a 100-kg payload on the lunar surface.

Masten Space Systems
ispace Transport Service (LEO-Moon),
Commercial Lunar Lander,
Lunar Data Analytics
3) Development

Lunar robotic exploration company that is developing micro-robotic technology to provide a low-cost and frequent transportation service to and from Moon.

ispace
Firefly Aerospace Transport Service (LEO-Moon),
Commercial Lunar Lander,
Space Tug
5) Concept

Firefly Aerospace is committed to providing economical and convenient access to space for small payloads through the design, manufacture and operation of reliable launch vehicles.

Firefly Aerospace
UARX Transport Service (LEO-Moon),
Commercial Lunar Lander,
Space Tug,
In-Space Logistics
4) Early stage

LOLA is the lander that will allow your instruments, rovers, and payloads to safely land on the Moon.

UARX
ULA (United Launch Alliance) Transport Service (LEO-Moon),
Commercial Lunar Lander,
Space Tug,
In-Space Logistics
5) Concept

Refuelable modular upper stage that can can be also used as propellant depot and land on the Moon.

ULA (United Launch Alliance)
Draper Laboratory Transport Service (LEO-Moon),
Commercial Rover,
Commercial Lunar Lander
5) Concept

We believe exciting things happen when we combine our diverse disciplines to imagine and create new solutions.

Draper Laboratory
Crow Industries Transport Service (LEO-Moon),
ISRU (In Situ Resource Utilization),
Space Tug,
In-Space Logistics
4) Early stage

Designs, develops, and deploys technologies to explore the harshest environments known to humankind, both on and off Earth.

Crow Industries
MKB Raduga (Raduga Design Bureau) Transport Service (Re-Entry) 6) Dormant

1.5 m long, 60 cm in diameter, and had an unloaded mass of about 350 kg. Could return about 150 kg. Used about 10 times.

MKB Raduga (Raduga Design Bureau)
RTSS (Reusable Vehicles Space Systems, MKTC) Transport Service (Re-Entry) 4) Early stage

ARGO reusable transport spacecraft for the delivery of payload to the Space station and its return to the Earth.

RTSS (Reusable Vehicles Space Systems, MKTC)
Shackleton Energy Transport Service (Re-Entry) 6) Dormant

Small payload recovery. MOA signed in 2015 to use ISS.

Shackleton Energy
SpaceWorks Flight (Terminal Velocity) Transport Service (Re-Entry) 3) Development

Recoverable RED-4U and RED-25 will offer payload compartments for safe return of space-based manufacturing, medical, and pharmaceutical products. NASA Phase III SBIR awarded in 2016.

SpaceWorks Flight (Terminal Velocity)
Intuitive Machines Transport Service (Re-Entry),
Commercial Lunar Lander,
Transport Service (LEO-Moon),
In-Space Communications Relay
3) Development

Payload sizes start at 21.5 kg for the smallest ISS deployed version.

Intuitive Machines
RadioBro Transport Service (Re-Entry),
Commercial Sample Return
5) Concept

Team LASER is developing a system to return small lunar samples. The system is considering multiple return methods, including direct return, aerobraking return, and rendezvous with a LEO spacecraft.

RadioBro
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.

JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) Transport Service (Re-Entry),
Transport Service (Earth-LEO)
2) Demonstrated

Small re-entry capsule to return payloads from ISS. HTV and HTV-X resupply ships.

JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency)
Boeing Human Spaceflight,
Transport Service (Earth-LEO),
Human Landing System
2) Demonstrated

Up to 7 people and reusable up to 10 missions.

Boeing
SpaceX Human Spaceflight,
Transport Service (Earth-LEO),
Space Tourism Activities,
Space Suits & Garments
1) Active

Dragon is a free-flying spacecraft designed to deliver both cargo and people to orbiting destinations.

SpaceX
ReOrbit Reusable Satellite,
Space Tug
3) Development

We build reusable space systems for the modern age. We develop a set of technologies to make spacecraft platforms modular and configurable to accommodate different types of payloads, and equipped with built-in autonomous orbital capabilitie

ReOrbit