Partners

Astrobotic has assembled a world-class team of partners and contributors


NASA's Lunar Cargo Transportation and Landing by Soft Touchdown (Lunar CATALYST) initiative is establishing multiple no-funds-exchanged Space Act Agreement (SAA) partnerships with U.S. private sector entities. The purpose of these SAAs is to encourage the development of robotic lunar landers that can be integrated with U.S. commercial launch capabilities to deliver payloads to the lunar surface. Learn More →

Carnegie Mellon students, staff and professors collaborate with Astrobotic to develop space robotics technology. Carnegie Mellon is currently developing the rover for the inaugural mission. Learn More →

International Rectifier Corporation  (IR®) is a world leader in power management technology. IR provides robust space electronics, engineering staff, and facility use to support motion control and DC/DC power conversion development. Learn More →

ANSYS develops, markets and supports  engineering simulation software  used to foresee how product designs will behave and how manufacturing processes will operate in real-world environments. Astrobotic relies on ANSYS software to optimize the designs of Astrobotic's landers and rovers. Learn More →

AGI develops commercial modeling and analysis software for the space, defense and intelligence communities. AGI’s Satellite Toolkit supports Astrobotic’s lunar mission design, planning, real-time operations, post-mission analysis, and public outreach efforts through dynamic 3-D visualization. Learn More →

ALCOA is a global leader in lightweight metals engineering and manufacturing, innovating multi-material solutions that advance our world. Alcoa provided raw materials and engineering support for construction of Astrobotic's lunar lander structure. Learn More →

Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. Caterpillar is a valuable sponsor of Astrobotic’s design and engineering efforts. Learn More →

National Instruments equips engineers and scientists with tools that accelerate productivity, innovation, and discovery to meet not only grand but also daily engineering challenges in an increasingly complex world.  NI supports Astrobotic with components and engineering support. Learn More →