NanoRacks

NanoRacks

Commercial space company with a focus on satellite development, deployment, and commercial payload integration.

NanoRacks offers services and develops hardware products for commercial utilization of space. The company offers the following services:

  • Payload development and integration services.
  • Internal and external laboratory and test facilities on the International Space Station (ISS).
  • Cube satellite deployment capabilities from the ISS via their NanoRacks Cubesat Deployer (NRCSD), as well as from Northrup Grumman's Cygnus Spacecraft.
  • Cube and Micro satellite deployment capabilities, and internal/external research rack capabilities from their Bishop airlock (to be located on the ISS in late 2019).

Timeline

May 3, 2019

NanoRacks Announces European Company, Hires Veronica La Regina as Director

April 29, 2019

The company said Bishop is on track to launch to the ISS via SpaceX's CRS-19 Dragon capsule in late 2019.

October 3, 2018

NanoRacks names its space outpost team, including Stratolaunch and Olis Robotics.

June 29, 2018

Nanoracks sees new commercial interest in NREP ISS external platform - Space Intel Report.

May 8, 2018

NanoRacks to Launch 15 Cubesats for Nationwide Canadian Project

People

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Chris Cummins

Chief Commerce Officer

Jeffrey Manber

Chief Executive Officer

Mike Lewis

Chief Innovation Officer

Richard Gruver

Chief Financial Officer

Stephanie Purgerson

Chief Operating Officer

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Darrell Etherington
January 29, 2020
TechCrunch
Mostly when we talk about commercial space, and space startups, the focus is relatively close to home - stretching to orbit, and maybe the Moon. But Seattle-based startup Xplore wants to extend the privatization of space further still, through the development of spacecraft and a platform designed for commercial missions to the Moon, Mars, Venus, [...]
January 24, 2020
NDTV.com
Astronauts on the International Space Station have baked the first cookies in space, but they took far longer than on Earth.
Darrell Etherington
November 18, 2019
TechCrunch
SpaceX is going to launch a payload for client Nanoracks aboard one of its new rideshare missions, currently targeting late 2020, that will demonstrate a very ambitious piece of tech from the commercial space station company. Nanoracks is sending up a payload platform that will show off how it can use a robot to cut [...]
November 4, 2019
Tech2
Baking in space works very differently from the way it does on Earth. In space, hot air doesn't rise.
Eric Berger
October 25, 2019
Ars Technica
"Small satellites will play a crucial role in science and exploration."
September 25, 2019
The Indian Express
Emirati officials hope that space will inspire and train a generation of engineers and scientists who can help prepare the country for a post-oil future.
September 25, 2019
The Indian Express
Emirati officials hope that space will inspire and train a generation of engineers and scientists who can help prepare the country for a post-oil future.

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