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
|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|