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Exolaunch signs agreement with SpaceX for launch of small satellites on a Falcon 9 rideshare mission

Rocket Launch
April, 2020

Exolaunch procures launch capacity from SpaceX to launch multiple small satellites aboard Falcon 9 as part of SpaceX’s SmallSat Rideshare Program.

Exolaunch to Deliver UAE Space Agency’s Small Satellite into Orbit on Soyuz-2

Small Satellite Separation Systems
March, 2020

Exolaunch will launch MeznSat, a 3U cubesat aboard a Soyuz-2 rocket, for the UAE Space Agency in mid-2020. The purpose of the satellite is to study and monitor the greenhouse gases, specifically CO2 and Methane, over the UAE.

New Decade, New Opportunities: Unlocking access to space for smallsats

Small Satellite Separation Systems
February, 2020

2019 witnessed the Berlin-based company tackling some of the most important challenges and opportunities in the smallsat industry, with the ultimate vision of enabling broader access to space for smallsats — 2020 will be a busy year for Exolaunch, with multiple launches planned for each quarter.

Exolaunch arranges rides for Spire cubesats on Indian rocket

Small Satellite Separation Systems
February, 2020

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California – German launch services provider Exolaunch announced plans at the SmallSat Symposium to send four Spire Global cubesats into low inclination orbits on an Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle later this year.

Exolaunch Successfully Deploys ANGELS Nanosatellite, the First-ever European 12U Cubesat

Small Satellite Separation Systems
December, 2019

On December 18, Exolaunch received confirmation of the successful deployment of ANGELS (Argos NEO on a Generic Economical and Light Satellite) – the newest 12U satellite from French space agency, CNES.

Exolaunch Demos Groundbreaking Small Satellite Separation Systems at Space Tech Expo 2019

Small Satellite Separation Systems
November, 2019

The Berlin-based New Space pioneers showcase their latest smallsat deployment solutions, CarboNIX and EXOpod interviewed Jeanne Medvedeva at Space Tech Expo in Bremen

Multi-national smallsats
November, 2019

They discussed regular access to space for small satellites and the newest deployment solutions.

Exolaunch Successfully Delivered a Deployment Solution for Astro Digital 16U Satellite on October 16 Electron

Launch Service Agreement
October, 2019

Oct 16th, 2019 — Exolaunch, a leading launch services and deployment system provider for small satellites, and Astro Digital...

Exolaunch and Glavkosmos Sign Launch Service Agreement for Soyuz-2 Starting 2020

Launch Service Agreement
September, 2019

Leading German-based launch services and separation systems provider extends future cooperation for small satellite launches with Soyuz-2

We will definitely be back next year!

SmallSat Conference
August, 2019

The #smallsat conference is finished! A big thank you to everyone who made it possible. A really exciting week filled with interesting news and announcements on smallsat missions, technologies and...

Exolaunch satellite launch integrator on Russia's Vostochny, and picking winners among smallsat launch startups

SmallSat Launch Startup
August, 2019

ExoLaunch LOGAN, Utah — ExoLaunch of Germany was responsible for integrating and pr...

Exolaunch qualifies, begins selling microsatellite separation system

Microsatellite separation system
August, 2019

German launch services provider Exolaunch sees strong demand for the microsatellite separation system, CarboNIX, it qualified on the July 5 Soyuz rideshare mission. Exolaunch integrated 28 of...

ÅAC Microtec confirms successful launch of NSLSat-1

NSLSat-1 satellite
July, 2019

The NSLSat-1 satellite was successfully launched on Friday 5 July by EXOLAUNCH on the Soyuz 2.1b launch vehicle from the Vostochny Cosmodrome, Russia, into Low....

Soyuz rocket and Fregat upper stage deliver 33 satellites to three different orbits

Soyuz rocket
July, 2019

A new Russian weather satellite, a CubeSat to test a Silicon Valley startup’s water-based propulsion system, and eight more members of Spire’s...

Exolaunch Will Send Big Satellite Cluster Aloft Using New Tech

July, 2019

Exolaunch soon plans to test a new separation system that will gently push microsatellites into space. The German launch provider (formerly known as ECM-Space) says...

Exolaunch Completes 28 Satellite Payload Integration

Payload Integration
July, 2019

Exolaunch has confirmed successful payload integration for an upcoming Soyuz launch from the Vostochny launch site. In total, Exolaunch has contracted and integrated to launch 28 commercial and educational...

ExoLaunch und German Orbital Systems Mit Satelliten ab in den Orbit

July, 2019

50 Jahre nach der Mondlandung der Amerikaner ist der hellste Himmelskörper am Nachthimmel ein Sehnsuchtsort für Unternehmer und Investoren. Wie überhaupt das Weltall. Dabei werden...

Exolaunch Integrates 28 Smallsats for July Soyuz Launch

Soyuz Launch
June, 2019

Exolaunch, Europe’s premium launch services and separation system provider for small satellites, today confirmed successful payload integration for an upcoming Soyuz launch from the Vostochny launch site...

EXOLAUNCH Supports German Aerospace Center with Largest German SmallSat

German Aerospace Center
June, 2019

EXOLAUNCH, a leading German-based launch services, and mission management provider for small satellites, announced Thursday it is supporting national space research, academic institutions and newspace startups with it’s upcoming July 5th launch from the Vostochny Launch site in Russia...

Exolaunch preparing eight Spire Lemurs for Soyuz flight

Spire Lemurs
June, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – German launch services provider Exolaunch is providing launch services and mission management for eight Spire Global satellites scheduled for liftoff July 5 on a Russian Soyuz rocket, the two companies said June 6. Spire launched...

EXOLAUNCH Will Launch UAE Cubesat to Monitor CO2 and Methane

UAE Cubesat
May, 2019

The UAE Space Agency and EXOLAUNCH announced that MeznSat will be launched into orbit by the end of this year in a joint agreement. MeznSat will operate using a shortwave infrared spectrometer to measure the abundance and distribution of methane...

Momentus reveals plans for Vigoride Extended Line service

Satellite Payload Integration
May, 2019

Momentus, the Silicon Valley startup preparing to demonstrate its water plasma propulsion in orbit for the first time in July, revealed details of the transportation services it will offer small satellites seeking rides to medium Earth, geostationary or low lunar orbit...

ExoLaunch And Virgin Orbit Sign Agreement To Launch Small Satellites From Launcher One

April, 2019

EXOLAUNCH, a leading Germany-based launch services provider and Virgin Orbit, a California-based launch vehicle provider for small satellites, have announced the signing of an MOU for transporting EXOLAUNCH customers’...

Exolaunch and Virgin Orbit sign memorandum of understanding

NSLSat-1 satellite
April, 2019

German launch services provider Exolaunch announced a memorandum of understanding April 11 with Virgin Orbit to send satellites into space as early as 2020 on LauncherOne dedicated and rideshare missions.“Virgin Orbit and EXOLAUNCH share a core belief in customer experience and viable launch services”...

Exolaunch plans ambitious launch campaign

German Aerospace Center
February, 2019

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA — Exolaunch, the German launch services provider formerly called ECM-Space, is preparing its most complex small satellite cluster to date. This spring or summer, Exolaunch plans to send 40 small satellites, including a 16-unit cubesat for in-space transportation startup Momentus, into orbit on a Russian Soyuz rocket...

Momentus signs in-space transportation pact

Spire Lemurs
February, 2019

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA – Exolaunch, the German launch services provider formerly known as ECM Space, signed a contract to pay in-space transportation startup Momentus more than $6 million to move satellites in low Earth orbit in 2020 with a service called Vigoride and from low Earth...

Berliner Satelliten-Startup Exolaunch bietet Mitflugzentrale ins All

UAE Cubesat
January, 2019

Exolaunch ist eine Mitfahrzentrale der besonderen Art. Das Berliner Unternehmen schießt Kleinsatelliten ins All. Der letzte Start fand Weihnachten im russischen Raumfahrtbahnhof Wostotschny statt. Der nächste ist für Sommer 2019 geplant, wenn...

Cluster Of Eleven Small Satellites Was Successfully Deployed!

Cluster Of Eleven Small Satellites
December, 2018

We’re thrilled to announce that the Soyuz launch vehicle successfully took off from the Vostochny launch site!
This was Exolaunch’s third launch from the new Russian Cosmodrome in Vostochny. This rideshare...

Exolaunch Team at The 69th International Astronautical Congress

Exolaunch Team
October, 2018

One of our highlights of the year so far was Exolaunch’s participation in the 2018 Astronautical Congress (IAC), a space convention which changes its host and global location annually. This year we were closeby to the convention, only having....

Exolaunch Joins ICEYE’s Launch Provider Portfolio

August, 2018

ICEYE, an Earth observation company creating the world’s largest Synthetic-aperture radar (SAR) satellite constellation, today announced an agreement with Exolaunch to launch two or more ICEYE SAR satellites into different target orbits over the next years...

A High-Powered Partnership: Exolaunch and Momentus

July, 2018

Bringing the society ever closer to a thriving in-space economy, Exolaunch has signed a partnership agreement with Momentus. Exolaunch will act as the launch provider for the first in-orbit test of Momentus’ microwave electrothermal plasma propulsion system in Q1 2019...

Exolaunch Team at Toulouse Space Show

Exolaunch Team at Toulouse Space Show
June, 2018

Exolaunch team took part in the Toulouse Space Show, France.
Jeanne Medvedeva, Exolaunch’s Commercial Director, participated in the Overview on Nanosatellites Launch Offer panel discussion at the Toulouse...

Successful launch: Exolaunch delivers 17 satellites to orbit aboard Soyuz launch vehicle

July, 2017

July 14th, 2017 Soyuz-2.1a rocket with a Fregat upper stage launched the Kanopus-V-IK Earth observation satellite for the Russian State Space Corporation Roscosmos from Baikonur launch site, Kazakhstan.
The primary payload...