NASA has provided lists of companies that will build private orbital stations in the future.

NASA is now developing concepts for the orbiting space stations of the future that will come

It is planned that the US segment of the station will ceasetheir work in 2024.

NASA's message indicates that orbital stations in the future will beAmong the possible developers are both large technology corporations Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Blue Origin, as well as small startups Maxar Technologies or KBRWyle.Also on the list are unexpected contenders such as McKinsey & Company, the world's leading consulting corporation.

  • Axiom Space, Inc. of Houston.
  • Blue Origin, LLC, of ​​Kent, Washington.
  • The Boeing Company of Houston.
  • Deloitte Consulting of Manhattan Beach, California.
  • KBRWyle of Houston.
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation of Littleton, Colorado.
  • McKinsey & Company, Inc. of Washington, D.C.
  • NanoRacks, LLC, of ​​Webster, Texas.
  • Northrop Grumman of Dulles, Virginia.
  • Sierra Nevada Corporation of Louisville, Colorado.
  • Space Adventures, Inc., of Vienna, Virginia.
  • Maxar Technologies, formerly SSL, Inc., of Palo Alto, California.


The US authorities are not going to pay forthe content of its segment on the ISS, so we decided to transfer this market into private hands. Now the business is already developing programs for private experiments in space, shooting films, organizing events, assembling huge spacecraft.

Many experts believe that without supportState private companies can not yet really use orbital stations. Due to the high cost of launches in the coming years, this will be simply unprofitable.