1. Roscosmos, 2. Boeing, 3. NASA, 4. SpaceX, 5. Sierra Nevada Corporation, 6. Blue Origin. Space companies are now a new trend leading the world to more innovative innovations, so this field is joined by many large private investors and even governments of many countries. invest heavily in this area. Let's take a look at "Most Innovative Space Companies" in this article.
The State Space Corporation is commonly known simply as Roscosmos, được thành lập vào năm 1992 by a decree of President Yeltsin. Yuri Koptev, who had previously worked with designing Mars landers at NPO Lavochkin, became the agency’s first director. Roscosmos is a state cosmic corporation owned by the Russian Federation responsible for space flights, cosmonautics programs, and aerospace research. Roscosmos also famously was the first space agency to send a man into extraterrestrial orbit.
Roscosmos is focused on space exploration, and they just started construction on the new headquarters in Moscow, Russia. Now, The National Space Center of their space programs includes ISS involvement (an international space station, is built on cooperation between many countries), science programs, rocket development, spacecraft, and space systems. Thanks to its hands in many aspects of space technology and long history, Roscosmos has deservedly ranked 6th on the list of the top 10 space companies in the world in 2020.
Headquarters: Moscow, Russia
Employees: 170,500 (https://blog.bizvibe.com/blog/top-space-companies-world)
Source: Роскосмос ТВ
The Boeing Company is a multinational corporation from the US, founded in 1916. In addition to that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, satellites, telecommunications equipment, and missiles worldwide. They also began participating in the private space race, of which the company is best known for its CST-100 Starliner commercial spacecraft, which is an of two partially reusable spacecraft to transport crew to the International Space Station. Boeing uses this product for its participation in NASA’s Commercial Crew Program.
Boeing is mainly involved in the fields of Satellites, Space vehicles, and launchers, military aircraft, commercial aircraft. Thanks to contributions to its innovation in the space technology industry and being a consistent supplier to many other companies and agencies. Boeing has become the company that ranks 3rd on the list of the top space companies in the world for 2020.
Headquarters: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Employees: 161,133 (https://blog.bizvibe.com/blog/top-space-companies-world)
NASA is short for The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the United States Federal Government, it was established in 1958, after succeeding the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics. This is an independent agency of the U.S. government responsible for the civilian space federal program, as well as aeronautics and space research.
NASA is also the first space agency to land a man on the moon, and it also accomplished this innovative space feat back in 1969 when it landed Neil Armstrong on the moon, and it also won the “space race”.
In recent years, NASA has sent rovers to Mars and is also on the task of eventually getting to the red planet, like rival SpaceX is doing. The current plans have astronauts going back to the moon on the Orion spacecraft for further space exploration research.
Headquarters: Washington, D.C., USA
Employees: 17,373 (https://blog.bizvibe.com/blog/top-space-companies-world)
SpaceX are the world’s leading space companies founded in 2002. They raised a record $5.8 billion in private investments last year. SpaceX was founded by billionaire Elon Musk, and now the business is a private American aerospace manufacturer and space transportation services company from Hawthorne, California.
SpaceX launched the first privately funded rocket into space with the Falcon 1 launch in 2008. Additionally, they are a pioneer in the industry among private space companies as they also launched the Dragon in 2010 into orbit and recovered it as well. So that, they make it the first company to accomplish this task.
Recently successful products that have brought SpaceX fame include the Falcon 9, a rocket with engines that are 50% more powerful than its predecessors, and the Tesla car brand is now world-famous with a market capitalization of $32.8 billion.
Headquarters: Hawthorne, California, USA
Employees: 8,000 (https://blog.bizvibe.com/blog/top-space-companies-world)
Sierra Nevada Corporation
Sierra Nevada Corporation was incorporated in 1963, as an American privately held electronic systems provider and systems integrator specializing in microsatellites, telemedicine, and commercial orbital transportation services.
Sierra Nevada Corporation owns 33 locations in 19 U.S. states, the United Kingdom, Germany, and Turkey, they are also one of the contracting companies with the United States Armed Forces, NASA, and private spaceflight companies. In addition, Sierra Nevada Corporation is also involved in the space sector with notable events such as the use of United Launch Alliance’s Vulcan Centaur rocket as the launch vehicle for Dream Chaser’s cargo configuration.
Sierra Nevada Corporation brings together more than 4,000 engineers, scientists, cyber experts, and software developers, and a trusted leadership team that has helped the company overcome major challenges. Now, Sierra Nevada Corporation is recognized among the world’s most innovative companies in space and ranked 5th in the world in terms of strength in the space sector.
Employees: 4,000 (https://blog.bizvibe.com/blog/top-space-companies-world)
Source: Sierra Nevada Corporation
Blue Origin was founded in 2000 by another notable billionaire Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon. As a privately funded aerospace manufacturer, Blue Origin aims to make space lights available to private citizens in the world. The company mainly operates in the field of Space Exploration, Space launch vehicles, Rocket engine development.
Over the years, Blue Origin has collaborated with NASA, DARPA, United Launch Alliance, and the United States Space Force. Most recently, Blue Origin has moved into the orbiting technology business and successfully launched the Charon low-flying vehicle. In 2021, Orbital Reef is the name given to the planned low Earth orbit (LEO) space station designed led by Blue Origin and Sierra Space, was selected by NASA for a funded Space Act Agreement for collaboration to design a commercially owned and operated space station in low Earth orbit (LEO).
Headquarters: Kent, Washington, USA
Employees: 2,500 (https://blog.bizvibe.com/blog/top-space-companies-world)
Source: Blue Origin