External Platform

External Platform

Space’s premier research platform is going to the Universe’s front porch! Step outside with us…

NanoRacks’ External Platform Program provides a commercial gateway to the extreme environment of space. It is an ideal location for Earth and deep space observation, sensor development and testing for advanced electronics and materials.

Expose your research to space: From small CubeSat form factor to full payload volume with frequent flight opportunities via Dragon, Cygnus, HTV, ATV, Progress and Soyuz.

International Space Station Kibo module arm
Your Payloads Exposed to the extremes of space

With a fast turnaround and turnkey pricing, your external payloads and sensors can now be easily added to the International Space Station via NanoRacks.

  • Delivery to station
  • Frequent flight opportunities
  • CubeSat form factor
  • Earth and space observation

NanoRacks offers complete in-house capabilities for payload integration, payload design and development and interfacing with NASA and foreign space agencies and everything necessary for a successful mission is taken care of by our team.