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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 and deploy 87 cubesats since 2017.

Itar-Free

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

Made in Germany

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Exolaunch, the leading rideshare launch services provider, signed a long-term launch agreement with SpaceX to secure Falcon 9 capacity for launching small satellites as part of SpaceX’s SmallSat Rideshare Program.

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Exolaunch
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Exolaunch, the leader in rideshare launch and deployment services for the New Space industry, announced a successful launch of 15 commercial, governmental and scientific satellites.

Exolaunch to Arrange the Ride for Spire Satellites on September Soyuz Mission

Exolaunch
September, 2020

Exolaunch will arrange the launch and provide technical mission management for four of Spire Global’s Lemur-class 3U cubesats aboard a Soyuz rocket mission.