From Moon to Mars: The Future of European Space

Our raison d’être:

  1. The European new space ecosystem is young and expanding rapidly
  2. Up-to-date, high quality information on institutions and companies is rare
  3. We provide in-depth research and information to help accelerate the development of European new-space

You will find in-depth insights into European space companies, organizations and institutions to help you understand, compare and make better decisions. Our research connects facts and figures with the people and places that are at the forefront of European new space. The guiding principle behind our work, just as we hope will be the principle behind every NewSpace company:

Richard Feynman

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Most recent articles and reviews of European NewSpace companies

  • Top 10 European Space Launch Companies 2024
    The European Space and Rocket Companies to watch out for in 2024 As we move into 2024, the landscape of space exploration and satellite deployment is increasingly dominated by a group of 10 European space launch companies. These startups and established companies are trying to push the boundaries of European-made… Read more: Top 10 European Space Launch Companies 2024
  • 2024 Update on HyImpulse Tech
    🔥 Our 2024 HyImpulse update: Riddle me this – Launching from Australia The Germans plan a rocket launch. They need a spaceport. There are 2 freshly opened ports in Scandinavia. You have a contract with a third in the UK and a letter of intent with a fourth at home.… Read more: 2024 Update on HyImpulse Tech
  • 2024 Update on PLD Space
    Our 2024 Update for PLD Space: The emperor has no clothes Company statements and balance sheets are a record of a management’s competence and truthfulness. Over the past decade, PLD’s management has proven deficient in both. Investment rounds, project schedules or launch capabilities: The history of PLD is marred by… Read more: 2024 Update on PLD Space
  • PLD Space
    PLD Space is a Spanish NewSpace company building the MIURA rockets. It was established in 2011 with the goal of providing the first commercial launch services for Spain and from Spain.
  • Rocket Factory Augsburg
    Rocket Factory Augsburg (RFA) is a new space company established in 2018. RFA is well funded and aims to beat competitors on cadence and pricing. The company plans to offer payloads of up to 1,300 kg at a cost of $3,000 to $4,000 per kg.

Full Overview: All articles and reports

🚀 Rocket and New Space Companies

🇩🇪 Germany


🇪🇸 Spain
🇬🇧 United Kingdom
  • Review and Analysis of Skyrora
  • Review and Analysis of Orbex

🛫 Spaceports and launch sites

European Rocket Companies

Europe is home to several leading rocket companies, and that does not just include Arianespace. Isar Aerospace, Rocket Factory Augsburg or Skyrora – these companies are at the forefront of space exploration and utilization and will play a crucial role in Europe’s efforts to become a major player in the global space industry.

moontomars will show you the different strategies, roles and functions Europe’s rocket companies are using to achieve their goals of furthering space exploration.

Rocket Launch moontomars

Rocket Factory Augsburg Rocket Engine Firing

Space Ports and Launch Sites

Launch sites are incredibly exciting places. Waching a rocket launch is a truly awe-inspring experience and the energy at a launch site is palpable. The sheer size and power of the rocket, the precision and complexity of the launch operations, and the incredible technology involved ll combine to create an unforgetable experience.

Additionally, many launch sites are located in beautiful, remote locations that offer stunning views and a sense of adventure. Whether you’re a space enthusiast or just curious about what goes on at a launch site, moontomars is here to tell you about Europe’s former, current and future space ports.

We’re in our second year of operations and are looking for space enthusiasts, analysts and writers to expand people’s awareness of NewSpace and provide valuable insights for beginners and professionals alike.

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