Smallsat Rideshare Missions

SpaceX Transporter-1 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
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  • This list might be incomplete

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Changelog:

  • Jul 31, 2022 – Updated Transporter-6 manifest (GHOSt sats were added and most payloads on Momentus VR-5 were removed)
  • Jul 29, 2022 – Update payloads launching with Geometric-1 on Transporter-6; ACS-1 to launch on Transporter-7 or later
  • Jul 22, 2022 – SpiRIT to launch on Transporter-8
  • Jul 20, 2022 – Istanbul to launch on Transporter-7
  • Jul 1, 2022 – Two Kepler sats to likely launch on Transporter-7 with D-Orbit
  • Jun 16, 2022 – KSF3 sats to launch on Transporter-6; BlueWalker 3 might be launching on Starlink 4-2
  • Jun 8, 2022 – IMECE and Muninn might be launching on Transporter-7
  • Jun 7, 2022 – YAM-5 to launch on Transporter-6
  • May 29, 2022 – AstroForge to launch on Transporter-7

Announced payloads or customers without an assigned mission

Delayed payloads from previous missions

Landmapper-Demo6+7, XVI, BHAARATHIYA-SAT, SMPOD-03, Astrogate Labs, SAI-2, TechEdSat-15, Hypernova, PyCubed-1, HERON MkII, Lynk-07, TROOP-4, RROCI, Albania 1, Alba Cluster 5 (KILI-1 and others), DISCO-1, Veery-FS1, STORK-6, GOSSAMER-PICARD, REVELA, Gossamer Vendelinus, STORK 8, NUTSAT-3, VIREO C3S, OSAM-2, Lynk (3 sats), Vision-1/FeatherEdge, Albania 2, Capella 9, LLITED (2 sats), Hawk-6A/6B/6C, WVSAT (4 sats), TagSat-3 (hosted), Guardian-Alpha, STORK 7, ORESAT0.5


Dedicated Missions

Date Mission Orbit
✅ January 24, 2021 SpaceX Transporter-1 (143 satellites) SSO
✅ June 30, 2021 SpaceX Transporter-2 (88 satellites) SSO
✅ January 13, 2022 SpaceX Transporter-3 (105 satellites) SSO
✅ April 1, 2022 SpaceX Transporter-4 (40 satellites) SSO
✅ May 25, 2022 SpaceX Transporter-5 (59 sats) SSO
November 2022 SpaceX Transporter-6 SSO
January 2023 SpaceX Transporter-7 SSO
April 2023 SpaceX Transporter-8 SSO
October 2023 SpaceX Transporter-9 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
✅ May 15, 2021 LEO, 53° Starlink v1-26 Capella-6, Tyvak-0130
✅ Dec 2, 2021 LEO, 53.2° Starlink 4-3 BlackSky Global (2 sats)
Sep 2022 LEO, 53.2° Starlink 4-2? BlueWalker 3
Dec 2022 LEO, 53° Starlink? Lynk (6 sats)
Q1 2024 LEO, 53° Starlink? Launcher Orbiter SN5

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Bob

Do you know approximate % capacity allotted, based on assigned satellites to a Transporter mission? For example, is there room still on Trans-2? Enough for SARah-1? Thanks

CatSE

How sure are you about Bluewalker 3 is on Transporter 5 mission in june?

Regards/ an AST SpaceMobile reddit moderator