Spartan Space

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EUROHAB

Peter WEISS and Jean-Jacques FAVIER, two of the co-founders of Spartan Space, developed the EuroHab concept, an inflatable habitat for missions on the surface of Moon or Mars. Late 2020, the EuroHab concept won the « Lunar village » special mention at the Jacques Rougerie Foundation – Institut de France International Architecture Competition.

Following this award, a scaled prototype of the habitat was selected to be exhibited in the French pavilion during Expo 2020 Dubai starting in October 2021.

LDE Mock-up

Spartan Space is under contract with ESA to develop a physical mock-up of the Landing and Decent Element. The mock-up will be delivered to EAC, Cologne. Client : ESA

ILOTS

Spartan Space is under contract with CNES to manufacture the full-scale functional prototype of the EUROHAB concept. The prototype is designed to be used with the LDE mockup. Clent : CNES

SMARTIE

SMARTIE is an ESA contract resulting from the OSIP call for ideas. The project aims to develop a resource management data for IoT devices on the Moon. Spartan Space is a subcontractor to Liquifer Systems Group. Partners : Liquifier, OHB, Zulkhe, Azimut Client : ESA

TXTHAB-3D

TXTHAB-3D project will develop a novel technology and concept for innovative habitation systems for Moon and terrestrial applications.  Future missions on the Moon will require the development of novel methods to set-up habitats, shelters and infrastructure by using in-situ resources. This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 872336. The sole responsibility for the content of this publication lies with the authors. Partner : Tiwari Scientific Instrument Client : Galactica Orbital Project funded by European Commision

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Meet the team

Spartan Space is a startup developing smart habitats for space and underwater.The company is headquartered in France and was created in 2021.  It is managed by a group of Senior Space and Underwater Engineers, Astronauts and Architects.

Dr Peter Weiss

CEO & Founder

Dr. Jean-Jacques Favier

Chief Science Officer

Former Astronaut
Space Shuttle Flight STS-78

Thibaud Gobert

Head of Operations, Mechanical Engineering

Nisheet Singh

Head of System and Avionics Engineering

ADVISORY TEAM

Jean-François CLERVOY

Former Astronaut

Space Shuttle Flights STS-66, STS-84, STS-103

Mr. Jacques ROUGERIE

Architect

Member of Institut de France

Latest news

FRENCH SPACE STARTUP BUILDS INGENIOUS NEW INFLATABLE LUNAR HABITAT PROTOTYPE

In only three months, Spartan Space —- an eight-month-old Marseille, France-based commercial space startup —- has proffered an ingenious new design for a semi-permanent lunar habitat. The prototype, currently known as ‘Euro Hab’ will hopefully find a home in either NASA’s forthcoming Artemis effort to return astronauts to the Moon, or the European Space Agency’s (ESA) own plans for late 2020s crewed lunar surface missions.

GOING BACK TO THE MOON, TO STAY THERE

Six months after the installation of the Biden administration Biden administration, the return to the Moon promised by Donald Trump – this time on a permanent basis – remains well underway. Although a few obstacles will cause the timetable to slip, the great dream of the 1960s now seems inevitable.

AN INFLATABLE MOON SHELTER PROJECT

The young French start-up Spartan Space has imagined a habitat intended to facilitate the exploration of the Moon. NASA’s Artemis program aims to explore, from 2025 or 2030, the South Pole of the Moon. Often presented as being the most suitable for starting a lunar colony, this region includes craters whose bottom, in permanent darkness, could conceal large quantities of water ice. There are also areas perpetually exposed to the Sun, suitable for energy production.

TOULOUSE: INFLATABLE HABITAT OR INDOOR AGRICULTURE, START-UPS PREPARE THE INSTALLATION OF MAN ON THE MOON

Just as the future inhabitants will have to feed themselves, they will also have to have a roof. While waiting to build housing made of regolith, the lunar dust, Spartan Space, also part of the TechTheMoon adventure, has developed an inflatable habitat concept.

LUNAR LANDER IN DUBAI

This mockup represents a hybrid between part of ESA’s European Lunar Logistics Lander (EL3) and the French EUROHAB concept. It is currently on display at the International Astronautical Congress in Dubaiof ESA’s European Lunar Logistics Lander  is currently on display at the International Astronautical Congress in Dubai.

ISÈRE: A PROTOTYPE OF A LUNAR HOUSE DEVELOPED IN SASSENAGE

A prototype of a lunar habitat has been partially developed at Air Liquide’s premises in Sassenage in Isère. It should take off tomorrow, Thursday, October 7, 2021, for Dubai to take part in the World Expo.