The government of Luxembourg announced Sept. 27 that CubeRover, Hydrosat and Made In Space will all establish facilities in the country, working with local universities and companies.

Made In Space, best known for additive manufacturing work on the International Space Station, plans to work on a low-cost modular robotic arm for in-space applications, and will create up to 50 jobs in the country. CubeRover, a spinoff of commercial lunar lander company Astrobotic, plans to develop rovers weighing as little as two kilograms for lunar exploration. Hydrosat, will set-up its R&D work in Luxembourg specializing in data analytics using thermal infrared satellite imagery.