Missions

Customer Missions

Our customers enjoy easy access to low earth orbit and have completed countless missions to date. See some featured missions or check out Nanoracks’ mission archive and flight history.

  • Planetary Resources – Arkyd-3 is a small CubeSat demonstrating technologies that will be used in the future Arkyd space telescope fleet, including avionics, attitude control, and power…

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    Customer: Planetary Resources
    Research: Arkyd Telescope Demo
    NanoRacks Facility: Smalsat Deployment
    Mission Duration: 03/2015 – 09/2015
    Mission Status: Complete
    More Info: From NASA website
  • The GOMX-3 investigation tests a small satellite with an advanced antenna-pointing system and a variety of communications capabilities. The satellite contains three radios, one of which receives…

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    Customer: GomSpace
    Research: Antenna Pointing System
    NanoRacks Facility: Satellite Deployment
    Mission Duration: 03/2015 – 03/2016
    Mission Status: Active
    More Info: From NASA website
  • The Lakewood High School Hydrofuge Plant Chamber Experiment aids the expansion of research surrounding deep space travel and helps in the determination of whether plant growth chambers…

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    Customer: Riverside Christian High School
    Research: Bacteria Growth
    Customer: Lakewood High School
    Research: Hydrofuge Plant Growth
    NanoRacks Facility: Internal NanoLab
    Mission Duration: 03/2015 – 09/2015
    Mission Status: Complete
    More Info: From NASA website
  • The Bell Middle School Vermicomposting investigation studies whether red wiggler worms, a species of earthworm, are able to produce compost in space. Results are used to study…

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    Customer: Bell Middle School
    Research: Vermicomposting
    NanoRacks Facility: Internal NanoLab
    Mission Duration: 03/2015 – 09/2015
    Mission Status: Complete
    More Info: From NASA website
  • The Ground-Based Sodium Laser Guide Star Imaging of 1U CubeSats experiment demonstrates an adaptive optics system for ground-based tracking and identification of 10 centimeter CubeSats, improving imaging…

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    Customer: Booz Allen Hamilton
    Research: Sodium Laser Imaging
    NanoRacks Facility: Satellite Deployment
    Mission Duration: 03/2015 – 09/2015
    Mission Status: Complete
    More Info: From NASA website
  • Sanford Burnham Medical Research Institute’s Fluorescent Polarization in Microgravity (NanoRacks-Micro-gRx) research examines microgravity’s effect on fluorescent polarization, which paves the way for advanced biology research and drug…

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    Customer: Sanford Burnham Medical Research Institute
    Research: Fluorescent Polarization
    NanoRacks Facility: NanoRacks Plate Reader
    Mission Duration: 09/2014 – 03/2015
    Mission Status: Complete
    More Info: From NASA website
  • Lagrange-1 Plant Seed Germination experiment connects students on Earth to the space program by sending their messages to the International Space Station, along with plant seeds that…

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    NanoRacks Facility: Internal NanoLab
    Mission Duration: 09/2014 – 09/2015
    Mission Status: Complete
    More Info: From NASA website
  • The ‘NanoRocks’ Collisional Evolution of Particles and Aggregates in Microgravity research explores low-energy collisions in microgravity to shed light on the formation of planetisimals, the building blocks…

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    Customer: The University of Central Florida
    Research: Collisional Particle Evolution
    NanoRacks Facility: Internal Platform
    Mission Duration: 09/2014 – 09/2015
    Mission Status: Complete
    More Info: From NASA website
  • Planet Labs launches the next installment of the NanoRacks-Planet Labs–Dove series, another fleet of 28 Earth imaging nanosatellites individually known as the “Dove” satellites, and collectively known…

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    Customer Name: Planet Labs
    Research: Earth Observation
    NanoRacks Facility: Smallsat Deployment
    Mission Duration: 07/2014 – ongoing
    Mission Status: Deployed in LEO
    More Info: From www.planet.com
  • SkyCube is an educational satellite that takes images of the Earth from space by request, sends “tweets” in the form of radio pings, and inflates a balloon…

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    Customer: Southern Stars Group
    Research: Interactive Earth Imaging

    NanoRacks Facility
    : Smallsat Deployment
    Mission Duration: 09/2014 – 03/2015
    Mission Status: Deployed in LEO
    More Info: From NASA website
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