Satellite Deployment

Small Satellites. Big Opportunity.

Trusted in over 30 nations, there is no better expert than Nanoracks when it comes to small satellite deployment. From large international contracts to working with the US Government and elementary schools, Nanoracks meets all customer needs. Nanoracks is launch-vehicle agnostic – giving you, the customer, the freedom of choice. Our unparalleled mission management and technical expertise will make your journey to space as smooth as possible! 

415 km at 51.6° inclination. The picture is worth more than a thousand words. Launches capacity available on all cargo resupply vehicles. 1U to ESPA-class satellites.

460-500 km at 51.6° inclination. Give your satellite that extra boost, deploy. directly from Cygnus. We were the first use a cargo vehicle for a dual purpose. We know, we’re trendsetters.

500-600° sun-synchronous. We got you covered. Launching on SpaceX Falcon 9 Rideshare, India’s PSLV, and other expendable launch vehicles – from 1U to ESPA-class satellites.

Nanoracks future is in owning and operating commercial ‘Outposts’ in low-Earth orbit and beyond. Whether your satellite is small or large, we’re preparing the infrastructure meet your growing deployment needs.

Why Nanoracks

Best Mission Managers

We mean it when we say our Mission Managers are the best, and most experienced, in the business. Hundreds of satellites. Happy customers in 30+ countries.

Payload Manifesting

Never deal with launch bureaucracy. That’s our job. We’ll secure your satellite safely on a launch that meets your mission profile.

Frequent Flights

Nanoracks has access to all cargo resupply flights to the ISS and numerous expendable launch vehicles. Our job is to make your mission a reality.

Safety and Integration

We do this too. Our team navigates your satellite through the complicated safety process and works hand-in-hand with you for integrations into our deployers.

Standard Form Factors

Nanoracks ushered in the small satellite standardization revolution. Standardization drives costs down, making missions more affordable to you. 

Deployment Operations

We have mission control right in our facilities. We coordinate all of your deployment operations whether with the astronaut crew or the vehicle operator. All you have to do is turn your satellite on. Easy, right!?

From Our Customers

  • Nanoracks has been our most trusted mission partner over the last several years. They bring technical expertise, a truly responsive team, and a proven track record of working through safety and regulatory challenges of integrating payloads.

    Spire
    Launch Director
  • Manifesting with Nanoracks offered us the opportunity and flexibility to execute a mission in a timely manner across multiple classification levels. Their understanding of the verification process to safely launch to the Space Station was central in executing a successful responsive mission.

    SmallSat Mission Manager
    Air Force Research Lab

Book your satellite mission.

Nanoracks is on your team.