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:

  • Feb 15, 2021 – D-Orbit’s deployer will also fly on Transporter-2
  • Feb 14, 2021 – ICEYE will launch on Transporter-2
  • Feb 13, 2021 – STORK might be launching on Transporter-2; SOWA and Pixxel should be launching on Transporter-3; most of Momentus payloads that were supposed to launch with SARah 1 were moved to Transporter-2
  • Feb 12, 2021 – Satellite Sich 2-30 (2-1) should be launching on Transporter-3
  • Feb 11, 2021 – Two Mandrake satellites will launch on Transporter-2
  • Feb 9, 2021 – Added 8 more pocketqubes expected to launch on Transporter-2 with Momentus
  • Feb 8, 2021 – Added Spaceflight’s payload manifest for Transporter-2 + Mini-Cubes’ Challenger (with Momentus)
  • Feb 7, 2021 – One of the three ICEYE satellites on Transporter-1 was actually XR-1
  • Feb 5, 2021 – Orbital Sidekick satellite(s) will launch on Transporter-3 and in 2022
  • Feb 3, 2021 – Omnispace sats might be launching on the March 2022 mission
  • Jan 31, 2021 – SEOPS’ Equalizer deployer will launch on Transporter-3

Announced payloads or customers without an assigned mission:


Dedicated Missions

Date Mission Orbit
✅ January 24, 2021 SpaceX Transporter-1 (143 satellites) SSO
June 2021 SpaceX Transporter-2 SSO
December 2021 SpaceX Transporter-3 SSO
June 2022 SpaceX Transporter-4? 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
Mar 2021 LEO, 53° Starlink ?
Apr 2021 LEO, 53° Starlink Capella-5, Capella-6
Spring 2021? SSO likely SARah 1
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 ?
March 2022 SSO possibly SWOT

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