Smallsat Rideshare Missions

SpaceX Smallsat Rideshare payload stack (Credit: SpaceX)

  • The information on this page is partially based on unofficial sources and educated guesses and is subject to change
  • Dates are in UTC
  • Clicking the date leads to the source of that information
  • This list might be incomplete

Relevant links:

Changelog:

  • Jan 16, 2021 – Aurora Insight’s satellite Charlie to be launched on Transporter-1
  • Jan 15, 2021 – Updated the list of satellites in Alba Cluster 3
  • Jan 14, 2021 – Also launching on Transporter-1: PIXL-1, YUSAT, IDEASSat
  • Jan 13, 2021 – MethaneSat launching in October 2022
  • Jan 12, 2021 – Three ICEYE sats will also launch on Transporter-1
  • Jan 10, 2021 – Transporter-1 was delayed by a week (+ added some new payloads that will fly on it)
  • Jan 8, 2021 – SpaceX will also launch 10 Starlink satellites on Transporter-1
  • Jan 7, 2021 – Momentus will help launch SelfieSat in Q1 2022
  • Jan 5, 2021 – Momentus didn’t get FAA license in time for Transporter-1, its payloads will be moved to later missions
  • Jan 4, 2021 – Momentus will help launch SSPD-1 on Transporter-3; RADCUBE is not launching on a SpaceX rocket
  • Dec 23, 2020 – Mars Demo-1 (previously known as Outpost Demo) will launch on Transporter-2
  • Dec 14, 2020 – Exolaunch will help launch 2 Omnispace sats in 2022; YAM-6/VanZyl-1 will launch in early 2022
  • Nov 26, 2020 – UVSQ-SAT will also launch on Transporter-1

Announced payloads or customers without an assigned mission:


Dedicated Missions

Date Mission Orbit
January 21, 2021 SpaceX Transporter-1 SSO
June 2021 SpaceX Transporter-2 SSO
December 2021 SpaceX Transporter-3 SSO

Other Shared Missions

Date Orbit Primary payload Secondary payload
✔️ Jun 13, 2020 LEO, 53° Starlink v1-8 Skysat 16–18
✔️ Aug 7, 2020 LEO, 53° Starlink v1-9 BlackSky Global (2 sats)
✔️ Aug 18, 2020 LEO, 53° Starlink v1-10 Skysat 19–21
✔️ Aug 31, 2020 SSO SAOCOM 1B GNOMES-1, Tyvak-0172
Jan 2021 LEO, 53° Starlink ?
Feb 2021 LEO, 53° Starlink ?
Feb 2021? SSO likely SARah 1
Mar 2021 LEO, 53° Starlink ?
Apr 2021 LEO, 53° Starlink ?
May 2021 LEO, 53° Starlink ?
Jun 2021 LEO, 53° Starlink ?
Jul 2021 LEO, 53° Starlink ?
Aug 2021 LEO, 53° Starlink ?
Sep 2021 LEO, 53° Starlink ?
Oct 2021 LEO, 53° Starlink ?
Nov 2021 LEO, 53° Starlink ?
Dec 2021 LEO, 53° Starlink ?

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