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:

  • Sep 16, 2021 – GT-1 won’t launch on a SpaceX rocket; RROCI to fly on Transporter-4
  • Sep 10, 2021 – Additional Lynk satellites to launch on Transporter-5 and another shared mission in Dec 2022 (with Starlink?)
  • Sep 1, 2021 – Batch of Spire sats to launch on Transporter-3
  • Aug 28, 2021 – GNOMES-3 to launch on Transporter-4
  • Aug 24, 2021 – Capella 7+8 to launch on Transporter-3
  • Aug 18, 2021 – AuroraSat-1, TRSI-2 and TRSI-3 won’t be launching on a SpaceX rocket
  • Aug 13, 2021 – DISCO-1 to be deployed by Momentus Vigoride during Transporter-5
  • Aug 12, 2021 – Specified additional payloads flying on SHERPA-LTC1 on Transporter-3; Exolaunch will deploy Alba Clusters 3 and 4 on Transporter-3 (16 sats total)
  • Aug 10, 2021 – Added new payloads flying on SHERPA-FX3 on Transporter-3; Skykraft’s satellite to launch on Transporter-5

Announced payloads or customers without an assigned mission

Delayed payloads from previous missions

STEAMSAT, LabSat, SW1FT/SEZ, NUTSATBroncoSat-1Guardian-Alpha, FEES-2, ORESAT0GossamerIRIS-A, SteamSat-2, Kepler-16, Kepler-17, STORK (3 sats), Challenger, Landmapper-Demo6+Demo7, CPOD A+B, Canary Hatchling, FossaSat-2C, FossaSat-2D, FossaSat-2F, Laika (FossaSat-2B), SanoSat-1, XVI, PredaSARDodona, REVELA, BHAARATHIYA-SAT, SMPOD-03, Astrogate Labs, SSPD-1, Pixxel, NuX-1, PlantSat, SAI-2, SelfieSat


Dedicated Missions

Date Mission Orbit
✅ January 24, 2021 SpaceX Transporter-1 (143 satellites) SSO
✅ June 30, 2021 SpaceX Transporter-2 (88 satellites) SSO
December 2021 SpaceX Transporter-3 SSO
March 2022 SpaceX Transporter-4? SSO
June 2022 SpaceX Transporter-5? SSO
October 2022 SpaceX Transporter-6? SSO
April 2023 SpaceX Transporter-7? SSO
Q2 2023 SpaceX Transporter-8? SSO
Q4 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 2022 LEO, 53° Starlink? Lynk (6 sats)

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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