Aerojet - A major space and defense contractor specializing in missile and space propulsion, and defense and armaments.
Aerospace Corporation - A private, nonprofit corporation created in 1960 under the laws of the state of California. It provides research, development, and advisory services. Aerospace operates a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) for the Department of Defense (DOD). The corporation's primary customer is the Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) of Air Force Materiel Command, although work is performed for other agencies, international organizations, and governments in the national interest.
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) - World's largest technical society dedicated to the global aerospace profession. Publisher of cutting-edge aerospace books and journals, and the leading source of aerospace industry archives, dating back to the early 1900s. AIAA's current publications include seven technical journals, a magazine, three book series, national and international standards documents, a growing number of e-books and other electronic products, and a full-service, interactive Web site.
Angel Technologies - Creating a wireless broadband super-metropolitan area network to interconnect tens to hundreds of thousands of subscribers at multi-megabit per second data rates. A piloted, FAA-certified High Altitude Long Operation (HALO) aircraft will provide the hub of the network. Operating continuously over each market, the HALO aircraft will create a Cone of Commerce in which prospective customers will access broadband services irrespective of their locations.
Arianespace - Created as the first commercial space transportation company in 1980, Arianespace has signed contracts for more than 292 satellite payloads. Arianespace is responsible for the production, operation and marketing of the Ariane 4 and 5 launchers, and is a partner in the commercial operations of Starsem's Soyuz launch vehicle.
AssureSat - Provides satellite service restoration to operators in the event of catastrophic failure. In the event of failures, subscribers will have rapid access to temporary satellite replacement services.
Astrotech Corporation - A commercial aerospace company that provides spacecraft payload processing and government services, designs and manufactures space hardware, and commercializes space technologies for Earth based applications.
Astrovision - Entertainment and Internet content company that will employ satellites to provide a live, continuous, true color, super high-definition video stream of the earth from space.
Astrium - Employs 15,000 men and women in five countries: France, Germany, the UK, Spain and the Netherlands. A leading European space company, providing expertise in all space applications, science and Earth observation, telecommunications and ground systems, navigation and military programs, launch vehicles and orbital infrastructure.
Blue Origin - U.S. privately-funded aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company set up by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos with its headquarters in Kent, Washington.
Boeing - The largest aerospace company in the world, the world's largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft, and the largest NASA contractor. Boeing leads the U.S. team for the International Space Station, the largest international science and technology venture in history. Boeing also built the Space Shuttle orbiters and their main engines, prepares the Shuttle's payloads, and performs integration for the overall Shuttle system. In the area of the commercial space industry, Boeing revolutionized precision navigation by building the first 40 Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites. Boeing is also contracted to build much of the next-generation GPS system.
collectSPACE - Space memorabilia, artifacts, and collectibles.
Corning Specialty Materials - A leading supplier of optical thin film coatings and components that enable or speed up the all-optical network. Using the latest advances in photonic technology and optical coatings, Corning has demonstrated capability to produce ultra-narrow bandpass filters, wide band filters, band separation filters, antireflection coatings as well as other optical components used in the telecommunications industry.
Ecliptic Enterprises - Produces data-transport systems and onboard imaging systems for use with rockets, spacecraft and other remote platforms.
Ellipso - Building a unique global wireless network that seamlessly extends the internet, cellular and public telephone systems virtually anywhere on the planet. Ellipso is one of four FCC-licensed Global Mobile Personal Communications by Satellite (GMPCS) systems.
Fokker - Components, systems and services for the aviation and aerospace industries.
GKN Aerospace - Provides design, development, manufacturing and overhaul services for aircraft transparencies for commercial and military transports, fighter/attack and strategic aircraft, as well as commuter, business and rotary wing aircraft and an extensive range of products for locomotive and bullet resistant glazing applications - worldwide.
Harris Corporation - Provides wireless, broadcast, government, and network support products and systems for global communications markets. Specializing in the areas of airborne, spaceborne, and ground-based communications, Harris develops and produces information processing and communications systems to collect, store, retrieve, process, analyze, display, and distribute information for the U.S. Government, its agencies, and its prime contractors.
ILC Dover - One of its core competencies is development of the space suit as well as space inflatable/rigidizable structures.
Inmarsat - Offers a broad range of voice and data communications services and solutions for maritime, land mobile and aeronautical markets. Operates a global satellite system used by independent service providers to offer a range of voice and multimedia communications.
Launchspace - Source for breaking news on global commercial communications satellite issues, launches, regional business opportunities, contracts, financial analysis and more.
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company - A world leader in the design, production and integration of launch vehicles and systems, spacecraft for telecommunications, remote sensing and space science, as well as missile systems for defensive and strategic missions.
Loral Space and Communications - A leader in satellite communications, Loral has substantial activities in both the manufacture and operation of geosynchronous and low-earth-orbit satellite systems, as well as in the development of satellite-based networks for the provision of an array of communications and information services.
MDA - MDA is the world leader in space robotics and a leading supplier of satellite information missions and a world-renowned supplier of satellite payload systems and sub-systems.
MirCorp - An international firm established by the Gold & Appel Transfer S.A. holding company and RSC Energia - Russia's oldest space company. In the past 50 years, the company pioneered Russian space technology, including all Russian manned space stations, launch vehicles, and satellite technology.
Moon Express - An American privately held early stage company formed by a group of Silicon Valley and space entrepreneurs, with the goal of winning the Google Lunar X Prize, and ultimately mining the Moon for natural resources of economic value. Also see Wikipedia entry.
ND SatCom - More than 30 years of experience in the field of satellite communication. One of the world's leading manufacturers and suppliers of equipment, fixed and mobile ground stations as well as satellite-based communication networks.
Northrop Grumman - Participates on many high-priority defense, commercial aerospace, and information technology programs in the U.S. and abroad.
NPO Energomash - A Russian company which primarily develops and produces liquid propellant rocket engines.
Orbital Technologies Corporation (ORBITEC) - Develops, demonstrates, and deploys innovative technologies and advanced products that enhance the quality of human life and support mankind's exploration of the universe.
Pilkington - A large-scale manufacturer of glass and glazing products for building, automotive and technical markets. Pilkington operates 24 float glass plants in 12 countries - the UK, Sweden, Finland, Poland, Germany, Italy, Spain, US, Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Australia - and has interests in ten more, which are operated by partners or associates. Pilkington also makes very thin float glass for the electronics industry and glass and plastic composite glazing for aircraft and locomotives.
Planetary Resources - Seeks to apply commercial, innovative techniques to explore space. Developing low-cost robotic spacecraft to explore the thousands of resource-rich asteroids within reach. Seeks to learn everything it can about them, then develop the most efficient capabilities to deliver these resources directly to space-based and terrestrial customers.
Scaled Composites - An aerospace and specialty composites development company located in Mojave, California.
Sea Launch - Provides reliable, cost effective, heavy lift launch services for commercial customers.
SES - A world- leading satellite operator, providing reliable and secure satellite communications solutions to broadcast, telecom, corporate and government customers worldwide.
Siltint - Supplies advanced coatings for the precision optical and optoelectronic industries.
Societe Europeenne des Satellites (SES) - A world-leading satellite operator, providing reliable and secure satellite communications solutions to broadcast, telecom, corporate and government customers worldwide. Owns and operates a fleet of 50 geostationary satellites complemented by a network of teleports and offices located around the globe. This infrastructure enables customers to reach 99% of the world's population and places SES at the heart of the global communications chain.
Space Foundation - NASA Teacher Resource Center, Space Educator Graduate cources, in-service training programs, NASA-sponsored Space Technology Hall of Fame, information about the National Space Symposium and other conferences.
Space Resources Roundtable - Nonprofit organization promoting knowledge and providing information on availability, applicability and status of the development of resources of space beyond the atmosphere of the Earth: exploration; mineral extraction; refining; manufacturing; infrastructure development; space transportation; and a host of other technical areas.
Space Systems/Loral - Full-service producers of commercial communications and weather satellites. The company, a subsidiary of Loral Space and Communications, designs, builds, and tests satellites, subsystems, and payloads; provides orbital testing, procures insurance and launch services; and manages mission operations from the Mission Control Center in Palo Alto.
SpaceX - Designs, manufactures and launches the world's advanced rockets and spacecraft. SpaceX is advancing the boundaries of space technology through its Falcon launch vehicles and Dragon spacecraft.
StarBand Communications - Consumer two-way, always-on, high-speed satellite Internet service. The StarBandSM system consists of a 24x36-inch satellite dish mounted on or near your home. Two standard coaxial cables connect the satellite dish antenna to a PC or a StarBandsatellite modem. The antenna both sends requests to the Internet and receives Internet content via the satellite, which is in orbit approximately 22,300 miles above the equator. The satellite, in turn, communicates with StarBand's hub facility, which has a direct connection to the Internet.
Swedish Space Corporation (SSC) - A government-owned commercial company with activities covering the entire range of space-related work from feasibility studies to operational applications of space technology.
TRW, Inc. - Strong businesses in aeronautical systems, defense and intelligence systems, information technology, laser systems, space systems, telecommunications, and more.
ULA - A 50-50 joint venture between Lockheed Martin and The Boeing Company formed in 2006 to provide reliable, cost-efficient access to space for U.S. government missions.
United Space Alliance (USA) - Established in 1996 as a joint venture between The Boeing Company, USA is chartered to manage and conduct space operations work involving the operation and maintenance of multi-purpose space systems, including systems associated with NASA's human space flight program.
UrtheCast - Putting high definition cameras on the International Space Station and streaming footage directly to the web.
Yuzhnoye - Ukraine space-rocket science and engineering.
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