Space Transport ServicesTransporting raw materials and products

Last updated: 2019-06-30

Name Service Status Description Logo
Astrobotic Peregrine Transport Service (LEO-Moon) In development The Peregrine Lander precisely and safely delivers payloads to lunar orbit and the lunar surface on each mission. Astrobotic Peregrine
Atomos Transport Service (LEO-GEO),
In-Space Transportation
In development Building a fleet of spacecraft to move satellites and other assets between orbits and to other destinations using efficient electric propulsion. Atomos
Boeing CST-100 Starliner Transport Service (Earth-LEO) In development Up to 7 people and reusable up to 10 missions. Boeing CST-100 Starliner
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
Draper Laboratory Moon Rover Transport Service (LEO-Moon),
Commercial Lunar Rover
Concept We believe exciting things happen when we combine our diverse disciplines to imagine and create new solutions. Draper Laboratory Moon Rover
Firefly Aerospace Moon Lander Transport Service (LEO-Moon),
Commercial Lunar Lander
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 Moon Lander
Intuitive Machines URV (Universal Re-entry Vechicle) & Nova-C Transport Service (Re-Entry),
Commercial Lunar Lander,
Transport Service (LEO-Moon)
In development Payload sizes start at 21.5 kg for the smallest ISS deployed version. Intuitive Machines URV (Universal Re-entry Vechicle) & Nova-C
ispace Transport Service (LEO-Moon) In 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
JAXA HSRC (HTV Small Re-entry Capsule) Transport Service (Re-Entry) Demonstration done Small re-entry capsule to return payloads from ISS. JAXA HSRC (HTV Small Re-entry Capsule)
Masten Space Systems Moon Lander Transport Service (LEO-Moon),
Commercial Lunar Lander
Concept XL-1, is a small, single-use lander capable of placing a 100-kg payload on the lunar surface. Masten Space Systems Moon Lander
Momentus Transport Service (LEO-GEO),
In-Space Transportation
In development Building the in-space transportation industry with extraterrestrial in situ resource utilization in mind. Momentus
Moon Express Transport Service (LEO-Moon) In development Redefine possible by returning to the Moon and unlocking its mysteries and resources for the benefit of humanity. Moon Express
ORBITBeyond Transport Service (LEO-Moon) In development Cislunar transportation company providing global customers with reliable, repeated and affordable services to the lunar surface. ORBITBeyond
PTScientists Transport Service (LEO-Moon) In development Bringing down the cost of exploration and building reusable space infrastructures so more people benefit from access to space. PTScientists
Reaction Engines Skylon Transport Service (Earth-LEO) Concept Single-stage-to-orbit spaceplane. Reaction Engines Skylon
Shackleton Energy Oryx Transport Service (Re-Entry) Dormant Small payload recovery. MOA signed in 2015 to use ISS. Shackleton Energy Oryx
Sierra Nevada Corp Dream Chaser Transport Service (Earth-LEO) In development Reusable automated cargo lifting-body spaceplane. Sierra Nevada Corp Dream Chaser
SpaceIL Transport Service (LEO-Moon) In development Non-profit organization aiming to land the first Israeli spacecraft on the Moon. SpaceIL
SpaceX Dragon (2) Transport Service (Earth-LEO) Active Dragon is a free-flying spacecraft designed to deliver both cargo and people to orbiting destinations. SpaceX Dragon (2)
SpaceX Spaceship Transport Service (Earth-LEO),
Transport Service (LEO-GEO),
Transport Service (Re-Entry)
In 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 Spaceship
Terminal Velocity RED-4U Transport Service (Re-Entry) In 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. Terminal Velocity RED-4U
ULA ACES (Advanced Cryogenic Evolved Stage) Transport Service (LEO-Moon) Concept Refuelable modular upper stage that can can be also used as propellant depot and land on the Moon. ULA ACES (Advanced Cryogenic Evolved Stage)
VBK-Raduga (Soviet Space Program) Transport Service (Re-Entry) Discontinued 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. VBK-Raduga (Soviet Space Program)
XPLORE Transport Service (In-Space) Early stage Xplore is flying commercial science missions to the Moon and asteroid on our XCRAFT. XPLORE