Special Database

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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This database was a special one-of-a-kind project for 2019 and will not be updated on a regular basis, however new editions may be released in the future as the commercial race to the Moon continues to accelerate.    

SpaceFund Special Database

The Moon List

Moon (2019)

wdt_ID Company Country HQ Location Sector Sub-Sector Major Moon-focused Gov't Contracts/Partnerships Description
142 Bigelow Aerospace USA Las Vegas, NV Human Factors In-Space Habitat, Surface Habitat NextSTEP Appendix A: Habitation Systems Developing "First Base", a habitat for the lunar surface
148 Cislunar Space Development Company USA Annandale, VA Supply Chain; Transportation Distribution & Storage; In-Space Transportation, Lander - Providing commercial transportation and propellant depots from Low Earth Orbit to the Moon’s surface and all points in between
149 Commstar Space Communications USA Reston, VA Communication BEO Communication - Deploying an advanced data relay satellite for communications between the Moon and the Earth
150 Dynetics (Leidos) USA Huntsville, AL Transportation Lander Artemis Human Landing System (NASA); NextSTEP Appendix E: Human Lunar Landers Designing the Dynetics Human Landing System, to provide lunar surface ascent and descent capabilities
151 EaglePicher USA St. Louis, MO Energy Energy Storage Providing power for spacecraft that will transport astronauts to the Moon
152 Elysium Space USA San Francisco, CA Other - - Delivering a symbolic portion of human remains to the surface of the Moon
153 Exobotics United Kingdom Cambridge, England Transportation Rover - Building a modular roving platform to offer low-cost, high-performance solutions for lunar operation
154 Exolife USA - Human Factors Surface Habitat - Establishing life on the Moon via a 3D printed lunar base
155 Exploration Architecture Corporation USA San Antonio, TX Human Factors Surface Habitat - Leading LEAP2, a commercial lunar settlement program that addresses space architecture issues in lunar exploration, economic development, mining, and sustainment
156 Firefly Aerospace USA Cedar Park, TX Transportation Launch, Lander Commercial Lunar Payload Delivery Services (NASA) Firefly launch vehicles enable ambitious commercial and exploration missions to the Moon; also developing Lunar landers for NASA
Company Country HQ Location Sector Sub-Sector Major Moon-focused Gov't Contracts/Partnerships Description