Newspace Directory

This is an informal directory of companies and individuals associated with NewSpace. This list is not meant to be a representative list and may not necessarily be complete, but provides a broad view of this industry segment. The Space Frontier Foundation does not endorse any particular firm, business plan, or approach, but provides this list as an informational resource. Click on each company logo for more information.

 

Click here for more info on 4Frontiers Corporation

4Frontiers Corporation is a NewSpace company focused on the settlement of Mars. It recognizes the economic potential resulting from the convergence of four current and upcoming space frontiers – Earth orbit, the Moon, Mars, and Asteroids. Technology development, consultant services, informative entertainment and education are the company’s primary focus areas.

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Click here for more info on 62 Mile Club

62 Mile Club is informing the public about the emerging space industry – all are welcome and there’s no cost to join.

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Click here for more info on Andrews Space

Andrews Space, Inc. was founded in 1999 to be a catalyst in the commercialization and development of space. The company is an affordable integrator of aerospace systems and developer of advanced space technologies.

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Click here for more info on Apogee Books

Apogee Books is the world’s foremost publisher of space related publications for the space enthusiast. Working closely with astronauts, space scientists, historians, and journalists alike, Apogee publishes over a dozen new titles every year.

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Click here for more info on Armadillo Aerospace

Armadillo Aerospace is a leading developer of reusable rocket powered vehicles. We are focused on VTVL (vertical takeoff, vertical landing) suborbital research and passenger flights, with an eye towards eventual paths to orbit.

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Click here for more info on Astrobotic Technology Inc.

Astrobotic Technology Inc. is a Pittsburgh based company that delivers affordable space robotics technology and planetary missions. Amidst the burgeoning commercial space industry, Astrobotic is pioneering affordable planetary access that promises to spark a new era of exploration, science, tourism, resource utilization and mining.

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Click here for more info on Aurora Aerospace

Aurora Aerospace offers real astronaut training in Tampa Bay, Florida. Our unique space training center is conveniently located at the St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport, just a short drive from the Tampa Airport and less than two hours by car from Orlando.

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Click here for more info on Bigelow Aerospace

Bigelow Aerospace is dedicated to providing affordable options for spaceflight to national space agencies and corporate clients. Using their patented expandable habitats, their plan is to greatly exceed the usable space of the International Space Station at a fraction of the cost.

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Click here for more info on Caribbean Spaceport

Caribbean Spaceport will serve both the suborbital spaceflight participants as well as the general tourism market with comprehensive and exciting space experiences in its Space Experience Park.

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Click here for more info on Commercial Spaceflight Federation

The Commercial Spaceflight Federation (CSF) is the industry association of leading businesses and organizations working to make commercial human spaceflight a reality. The mission of the Commercial Spaceflight Federation is to promote the development of commercial human spaceflight, pursue ever higher levels of safety, and share best practices and expertise throughout the industry.

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Click here for more info on FAA Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee (COMSTAC)

COMSTAC provides information, advice, and recommendations to the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) within the Department of Transportation (DOT) on matters concerning the U.S. commercial space transportation industry.

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Click here for more info on Constellation Services International Inc.

Constellation Services International, Inc. (CSI) is an entrepreneurial orbital services company that is currently focused on research and applications logistics for low Earth orbit (LEO) space stations and other platforms in space.

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Click here for more info on Copenhagen Suborbitals

Our mission is very simple. We are working towards launching a human being into space.This is a non-profit suborbital space endeavour founded and led by Kristian von Bengtson and Peter Madsen, based entirely on sponsors, private donators and part time specialists. Since May 2008 we have been working full time to reach our goal of launching ourselves into space and to show the world that human space flight is possible without major government budgets and administration.

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Click here for more info on Golden Spike Company

Private sector human expeditions to the Moon are now feasible, primarily using existing space systems or those in development. The Golden Spike Company is working to implement and operate a human space transportation system at commercially successful price points.

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Click here for more info on JP Aerospace

JP Aerospace is an independent space program staffed by volunteers dedicated to bringing space travel to everyone.

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Click here for more info on Kelly Space & Technology Inc.

Kelly Space & Technology, Inc. (KST) is a privately-held aerospace and defense technology company with an advanced environmental testing services capability based at the San Bernardino International Airport (former Norton Air Force Base), California.

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Click here for more info on Masten Space Systems

Masten Space Systems is a vertically integrated aerospace R&D and flight services company creating and deploying reliable, reusable rocket vehicles and components. The company builds regeneratively cooled bipropellant propulsion systems and fully reusable vertical takeoff and landing launch vehicles. Unlike competitors in the commercial space industry, the company focuses on unmanned suborbital flights.

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Click here for more info on Microcosm Inc.

Established in 1984, Microcosm is a small business, specializing in reducing space mission cost. Our experience covers commercial, military, and scientific missions from small, low-cost programs to multi-billion dollar, multi-satellite constellations and a family of launch vehicles.

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Click here for more info on Moon Express

Moon Express, Inc. is a privately funded lunar transportation
and data services company. We have the experienced people, partners and financial resources to blaze a trail to the Moon and establish new avenues for commercial space activities beyond Earth orbit.

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Click here for more info on NanoRacks LLC

NanoRacks is a fast-paced enterprise focused on small entrepreneurial and educational space opportunities and markets. The company brings together entrepreneurs, scientists and engineers who have real-life experience and share a passion for entrepreneurial space including humanity’s utilization of low-earth orbit.

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Click here for more info on FAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation

The mission of the Office of Commercial Space Transportation is to ensure protection of the public, property, and the national security and foreign policy interests of the United States during commercial launch or reentry activities, and to encourage, facilitate, and promote U.S. commercial space transportation.

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Click here for more info on Orbital Outfitters

The Mission of Orbital Outfitters is to provide affordable, industrial quality space suits and related services to commercial and government space travelers and explorers.

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Click here for more info on Paragon Space Development Corporation

Paragon is the premier provider of environmental controls for extreme and hazardous environments. We design, build, test and operate premier life support systems and leading thermal control products for astronauts, contaminated water divers, and other extreme environment explorers, as well as for unmanned space and terrestrial applications.

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Click here for more info on Planetary Resources

Planetary Resources is bringing the natural resources of space within humanity’s economic sphere of influence, propelling our future into the 21st century and beyond. Water from asteroids will fuel the in-space economy, and rare metals will increase Earth’s GDP.

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Click here for more info on PlanetSpace

PlanetSpace, the leader in commercializing space and developer of space related technologies, is part of the new emerging space commercialization business. PlanetSpace is developing a broad spectrum of commercial space services that include Cargo and Crew to the ISS, Point-to-Point Global Travel, Space Tourism, Satellite Orbital Delivery and Escape Velocity Missions.

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Click here for more info on Reaction Engines

Driven by an extensive and pioneering technology programme, Reaction Engines Ltd has made a breakthrough in aerospace technology that is now allowing the development of engines that will propel aircraft at speeds of up to five times the speed of sound or directly into Earth orbit.

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Click here for more info on Space Access Society

Space Access Society’s sole purpose is to promote routine, reliable, radically cheaper access to space, ASAP. We think it’s possible within the decade, with a little luck and a lot of hard work.

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Click here for more info on Space Adventures

Founded in 1998, Space Adventures, Ltd. is the world’s premier private space exploration company and the only company currently providing opportunities for actual private spaceflight and space tourism today. Using proven equipment and working side-by-side with professional astronauts and cosmonauts, Space Adventures is the first and only company to have sent private clients to space. Clients have cumulatively spent over two months aboard the International Space Station.

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Click here for more info on Spaceflight Services

Spaceflight provides routine access to space for deployed and hosted payloads at affordable prices by using standard flight interfaces, frequent flight opportunities and published commercial pricing.

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Click here for more info on The Spaceship Company

TSC is a new aerospace joint venture between Virgin Galactic and Scaled Composites. We are building the world’s first fleet of commercial sub-orbital spaceships and carrier aircraft.

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Click here for more info on Space Tourism Society

Founded in 1996, the Space Tourism Society is the first organization specifically focused on the space tourism industry. Our goals are to conduct the research, build public desire, and acquire the financial and political power to make space tourism available to as many people as possible as soon as possible.

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Click here for more info on X Prize Foundation

The X PRIZE Foundation is an educational nonprofit organization whose mission is to create radical breakthroughs for the benefit of humanity, thereby inspiring the formation of new industries, jobs and the revitalization of markets that are currently stuck.

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