Space ETF


  • Be part of the dawning commercial space age through our Space ETF 
  • Track the innovators revolutionizing space
  • Exposure to the 25 largest and most liquid space industry companies
  • A sustainability filter is applied
  • Relatively low cost

Risk: You may lose money up to the total loss of your investment due to Emerging Markets Risk and Sector Concentration Risk as described in the Main Risk Factors, KID and prospectus.

Invest in the New Space Race with a Space ETF

A technology shift is simplifying access to space, shrinking the cost of reaching the stars. VanEck’s Space ETF tracks the progress of the innovative companies developing tomorrow’s equipment, disrupting established operators, shaping the commercial space age.

With the expense of satellite launchers and satellites falling fast, it’s estimated that space could be a $1 trillion industry by 2040 according to Morgan Stanley Research. That’s up about three times from $350 billion today (see chart).1It's now possible to access this growing industry through our Space ETF.

The Global Space Economy ($t)

1 Source: Haver Analytics Forecast.

The Commercial Space Age’s Areas present in our Space ETF

Among others, the VanEck Space ETF is focusing on the following five areas. With an environmental, social and governance (ESG) filter, it avoids companies involved in making controversial weapons.

VanEck's Space ETF aims at exploiting the growing interest of investors in Rocket Science

As rockets become reusable and satellites smaller, investors are backing businesses made viable by falling costs. This comes at a time when demand for satellite-based internet data is soaring, other applications like space tourism are emerging and governments are keen to explore deep space. Venture capital investors, especially, are flocking in.


SpaceX has pioneered reusable rockets although other competitors are emerging. The SpaceX Falcon 9 has slashed the expense of a satellite launch by a third to $5,000 a kilogram.2 And the new Starship mega rocket could deflate it still further to $1,000 or even $500 according to forecasts.

2 SpaceX: How Elon Musk’s new rocket could transform the space race. 12 October 2021.

VanEck Space Innovators UCITS ETF


  • Be part of the dawning commercial space age with our ETF
  • Track the innovators revolutionizing space
  • Exposure to the current 25 largest and most liquid space industry companies
  • Our Space ETF entails application of sustainability filter
  • Relatively low cost
  • SFDR Article 8

Risk indication: 7 out of 7

Lower risk: Typically lower reward

Higher risk: Typically higher reward

Main Risk Factors of a Space ETF


Because all or a portion of the Fund are being invested in securities denominated in foreign currencies, the Fund's exposure to foreign currencies and changes in the value of foreign currencies versus the base currency may result in reduced returns for the Fund, and the value of certain foreign currencies may be subject to a high degree of fluctuation. This is one of the factors to take into account when considering an investment in the ETF.

For more information on risks, please see the “Risk Factors” section of the relevant Fund’s prospectus, available on

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