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Nanoracks Brings 40 Students Experiments to Space Station, New Commercial Customer

Mixstix, NanoLab, Microscope, and External Platform Customers All Onboard! Cape Canaveral, Florida, July 2, 2018 –  Early this morning, Dragon, the spacecraft from the fifteenth SpaceX contracted resupply mission, berthed with the International Space Station...
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Nanoracks Begins Third International Space Station External Platform Mission In Extreme Space Environment

January 10, 2018 – Houston, Texas – This morning, the NanoRacks External Platform (NREP) was reinstalled on the outside of the International Space Station, initiating the commercial platform’s third customer mission. The External Platform, self-funded...
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NREP Install Inside ISS

External Commercial Space Station Platform Starts Second Mission After Astronauts Swap Payloads On Orbit

Houston, Texas – May 1, 2017 – NanoRacks has successfully completed the change out of the second round of its privately owned External Platform (NREP) payloads mounted on the outside of the International Space Station...
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Nanoracks’ Research Platform Outside of International Space Station Ready to Host New Research

February 23, 2017, Houston, TX — Early this morning, SpaceX’s Dragon successfully berthed to the International Space Station, carrying the next payload, Thermo Fisher Scientific’s “CID,” for the NanoRacks External Platform (NREP). The NREP is...
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Japan’s H-II Transfer Vehicle Successfully Berthed to Space Station for Resupply Mission with Historic Payloads from Nanoracks Customers

Houston, TX – December 13, 2016 – The Japanese Space Agency JAXA’s H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV) cargo spacecraft successfully berthed to the International Space Station (ISS) on its sixth mission on Tuesday, December 13. The...
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Nanoracks External Platform Deployed Outside International Space Station

August 9th, 2016 – Houston, TX – NanoRacks’ commercial gateway to space is officially open for business. The NanoRacks External Platform (NREP) has been placed outside of the International Space Station (ISS) on the JEM...
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NanoRacks External Platform - NREP

External Platform Customers Prepping for ISS

August 24, 2015 – Houston, TX – The fifth Japanese H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV-5) successfully berthed with the International Space Station (ISS) this morning at 6:28 a.m. EST. On board is the NanoRacks External Payload...
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HTV CubeSat Launch

Nanoracks External Platform, CubeSats, Launched to ISS on Japanese HTV-5

The NanoRacks External Payload Platform (NREP), and 16 customer CubeSats, were successfully launched to the International Space Station on Wednesday, August 19 via the fifth H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV) Commercial Resupply Mission. The External Payload...
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Nanoracks External Platform on the ISS

Nanoracks External Payload Platform Ready for Space Station

Houston, TX-March 3, 2015 – NanoRacks is excited to announce that on February 17, 2015, the NanoRacks External Payload Platform (NREP), manufactured by Airbus DS Space Systems Inc., was delivered to Lockheed Martin Cargo Mission...
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NanoRacks External Platform

Nanoracks to Team with SSL for Potential Contract Awards Under the U.S. Air Force Hosted Payload Solutions Program (HoPs)

Washington, D.C.—July 22, 2014 – The United States Air Force has awarded a five year IDIQ contract opportunity to SSL under the Hosted Payload Solutions Program (HoPs) in order to facilitate the placement of payloads...
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