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NanoRacks Completes Historic Third Round of Space Station CubeSat Deployments

Houston, TX- March 6, 2015— NanoRacks, the Go-To CubeSat Deployment Company, is pleased to announce the successful completion of it’s third full round of CubeSat deployments from the International Space Station.

Deployed from the NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer were 16 CubeSats since the February 27, 2015 deployment window opened. Included were 12 Planet Labs Doves (10 Flock-1B, 2…

NanoRacks Successfully Deploys After On-Orbit Repairs

NanoRacks Successfully Deploys After On-Orbit Repars

Houston, TX- February 27th, 2015 – NanoRacks began deployment from the International Space Station (ISS) of the remainder of our Orb-2 CubeSat Mission which includes 12 Planet Labs Doves. Of these Doves, ten are the remainder of Flock-1B launched on Orb-2, and two are the new Flock-1D’ Doves, launched on SpaceX CRS-5.

This was NanoRacks first deployment attempt since recent on-orbit repairs…

Update #3 On NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer Anomaly

Update 3 on CubeSat Deployer Anomaly

NanoRacks is pleased to announce that the deployers and CubeSats have been safely brought back inside the ISS.

At the same time, we continue to aggressively support NASA and JAXA activities to complete the NRCSD on-orbit anomaly fault tree analysis.

We again thank everyone at NASA Marshall Space Center, NASA Johnson Space Center and JAXA for their continued commitment to identify the root…

Update on NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer Anomaly Review

Update on CubeSat Deployer Anomaly Review

The investigation of the anomalies on the CubeSat deployers continues and has three main components:

To understand the root cause of the behavior of the deployers
To put corrective actions into place
To plan a resumption in CubeSat deployments

We believe we are making progress in understanding the root cause of the anomalies. The team of NanoRacks and the CubeSat deployer…

NanoRacks Examining CubeSat Deployment Anomalies

View of NanoRacks CubeSat Deployment from inside the International Space Station

Houston, TX – September 3, 2014 – We are continuing our analysis into the non-performing CubeSat Deployers onboard the International Space Station (ISS).

We are proceeding with two simultaneous paths. First, we will continue to try and deploy satellites currently poised for deployment on the ISS. Secondly, we are sending up a new command box up to ISS. Based on lessons learned, we believ…

Orbital Sciences’ Successfully Berthed Cygnus to ISS in Second Resupply Mission

Orb-2 Carries Over 40 NanoRacks’ Customer Payloads

Orb-2 Carries Over 40 NanoRacks’ Customer Payloads

Houston, TX- July 16, 2014 –Orbital Sciences’ Cygnus spacecraft successfully berthed to the
International Space Station (ISS) Wednesday morning after launching Sunday afternoon from
the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility.

Onboard were 32 CubeSats and 10 internal payloads from NanoRacks’…

NanoRacks successfully coordinates deployment of 33 CubeSats from United States, Peru and Lithuania

Small Satellites deployed from ISS

NanoRacks Successfully Deploys 33 Small Satellites from the International Space Station – The Largest Cubesat Deployment in History

Houston, TX – February 28, 2014 – NanoRacks announced successful deployment of 33 CubeSats from the International Space Station (ISS) was the largest cubesat deployment in history. The first cubesats deployed were part of a constellation of 28 satellites…

NanoRacks Completes Flight Integration of CubeSats Bound on Orb1 to the ISS

NanoRacks Completes Flight Integration of CubeSats

NanoRacks has completed flight integration of all Customer CubeSats manifested on Orbital Sciences Cargo Resupply Mission 1 “Orb1” to the International Space Station, “ISS”.

The NanoRacks deployer pictured is one of over a dozen deployers to be transported to the US National Lab segment of the international outpost in low-Earth-orbit. The NanoRacks deployers and its customer CubeSats ar…

Spaceflight Joins with NanoRacks to Deploy Satellites from the ISS

Spaceflight Joins with NanoRacks to Deploy Satellites from the ISS

November 4th, 2013 – Seattle, WA- Spaceflight Inc. (Spaceflight), a leading provider of launch services for small and secondary payloads, and NanoRacks LLC (NanoRacks), a leader in commercializing space operations on and deployment from the International Space Station, formally announce a partnership to provide commercial launch services from the International Space Station (ISS).


Update on Our Activities

By Jeffrey Manber –

It’s nice that after three years (not a long time) the industry is taking notice of NanoRacks. We have just completed our busiest quarter, which included having over 25 payloads on the latest SpaceX, becoming the first company to arrange for a small satellite to be deployed from the ISS and conducting a workshop with Space Florida for the international competition for 8…

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