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EXOpod

Cubesat Deployer

The EXOpod cubesat deployer is the most advanced cubesat deployment system on the market. EXOpod is available in 12U and 16U sizes, and can be configured with up to four independent slots. EXOpods have a number of features which expand the limits of the Cubesat Design Specification (CDS):

EXOpod

The EXOpod cubesat deployer is the most advanced cubesat deployment system on the market. EXOpod is available in 12U and 16U sizes, and can be configured with up to four independent slots. EXOpods have a number of features which expand the limits of the Cubesat Design Specification (CDS):

EXOpod has some other unique advantages:

Compatible

Easily adaptable to any launch vehicle.

Clamping Mechanism

Cubesats inside EXOpods are secured in place once the door is closed.

Flexible

EXOpods have been used for cubesats ranging from 0.25U to 16U in size.

Fast Reset Time

The EXOpod can be deployed and locked again in minutes.

Increased Available mass

Cubesats in EXOpods can be heavier than CDS limits.

Access Windows

Windows on two sides of the deployer provide access to the cubesat within, useful for inspection, testing and RBF pin removal after integration.

Flight Heritage

EXOpods have been used to launch 80 cubesats since 2017.

Itar-Free

The system is not subject to export restrictions of any kind.

Made in Germany

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Exolaunch to Deliver SALSAT into Orbit for the Technische Universität Berlin

Exolaunch
September, 2020

The Technische Universität Berlin announces a launch agreement with Exolaunch to deliver the SALSAT nanosatellite into orbit on a Soyuz-2 in late September 2020.

Exolaunch to Deliver Kepler’s Next-Generation Satellites into Orbit

RFA
August, 2020

Kepler signs a launch agreement with Exolaunch to deliver the first two of its next-generation satellites into orbit on Soyuz in September 2020.

Exolaunch and Glavkosmos announce Soyuz launch campaign for 15 small satellites

RFA
August, 2020

Exolaunch’s small satellite cluster of 15 microsatellites and cubesats “Wanderlust, Desire To Travel”, will launch on Soyuz as soon as September 2020.