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The Moon List

The Moon List

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the first human landing on the Moon. In honor of this event, and in recognition of recently announced plans to return, SpaceFund is proud to present the Moon List.

In recent months our SpaceFund Reality (SFR) rating databases have drawn much attention in the field, quickly becoming a standard reference for those interested in the rise of a new space industry. While some of the firms listed below do appear in past SFRs and some will appear in future databases, The Moon List is not an SFR and does not rate the companies listed. Rather, it is intended to provide a database of who is doing what, where, and how – as part of this new effort. 

Members of the SpaceFund team helped start the movement to establish a permanent human presence on the Moon. We believe that an enlightened partnership between governments and a strong, vibrant commercial sector is exactly what is needed to make it happen. The Moon List is our way to both support and celebrate what we hope is at last the beginning of humanity’s Return to the Moon – this time To Stay.

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Updates will be published as new information becomes available.  

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The Moon List

Moon (2019)

wdt_ID Company Prior SFR? Country HQ Location Sector Sub-Sector Major Moon-focused Gov't Contracts/Partnerships Description
119 Space Mining Technologies No Germany Frankfurt Supply Chain Raw Materials & ISRU - Enabling sustainable space exploration and future settlements on the Moon
120 Space Wilburys No Kyrgyzstan Bishkek Supply Chain Raw Materials & ISRU - Creating a lunar drill to explore the Moon in more detail
121 SpaceX Yes USA Hawthorne, CA Transportation Lander, Launch NextSTEP Appendix E: Human Lunar Landers Launching paylaods to the Moon on Falcon 9, Falcon Heavy, and Starship, and studying a lunar descent element
122 Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd Yes United Kingdom Guildford, England Communication; Transportation BEO Communication; In-Space Transportation Commercial Lunar Mission Support Services (ESA) Collaborating on the Lunar Pathfinder mission to develop communications, navigation and operations services for use at the Moon, to support both orbiting and landed lunar assets
123 Synergy Space No USA San Francisco, CA Transportation Rover - Working on missions and projects for orbiters, exploration modules and rovers
124 TeamIndus No India Bangalore, Karnataka Transportation Lander - Oranizing the Z-01 lunar lander mission
125 Toyota No Japan Toyota City Energy; Transportation Energy Capture & Creation; Rover Lunar Rover Study (JAXA) Studying a manned, pressurized, lunar rover that employs fuel cell vehicle technologies
126 TransAstra No USA Los Angeles, CA Supply Chain Distribution & Storage, Raw Materials & ISRU - Mining and supply of volatile materials from the Moon
127 United Launch Alliance Yes USA Centennial, CO Supply Chain; Transportation Raw Materials & ISRU; Launch NextSTEP Appendix D: In Situ Resource Utilization Launching payloads to the Moon and studying techniques for ISRU on the lunar surface
128 Xplore No USA Seattle, WA Transportation In-Space Transportation - Flying commercial payloads and science missions to the Moon on XCRAFT
Company Prior SFR? Country HQ Location Sector Sub-Sector Major Moon-focused Gov't Contracts/Partnerships Description

SpaceFund Sectors of Interest

SpaceFund is interested in a number of sectors of the space economy, specifically Transportation, Communication, Human Factors, Supplies, and Energy. In the coming months we will post SFR ratings for companies from all of these sectors, providing a robust overview of the state of frontier-enabling companies across the industry. To begin, we have created an SFR database for the Earth-to-Space sub-sector of Transportation (launch), as well as a database for the Beyond Earth Orbit sub-sector of Communication, the Habitats sector of Human Factors, and the Satellite Servicing sector of Supply Chain. We also created a special database in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo landing, called the Moon List that catalogs those companies who are working on a permanent return to the Moon. Please check back frequently to view new sub-sector databases, and sign up to receive our emails to be notified of each new release.

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