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NanoRacks began the first of two airlock cycles for the 11th and 12th NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer Missions (NRCSD-11, NRCSD-12) on May 16, 2017.

Generation Orbit Launch Services, Inc. (GO) completed a second flight today of its GO-Flight Experiments Testbed (GO-FET). The flight test is a key milestone on the company's roadmap to develop affordable air-launched rocket systems for access to space and for hypersonic flight research.

NASA's Launch Services Program has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for new commercial Venture Class Launch Services (VCLS) for small satellites, often called CubeSats or nanosatellites, and experiments on science missions using a class of rockets smaller than any currently available to the agency.

CubeCab won this years NewSpace Conference Business Plan Competition after competing in the unusual Lightning Pitch competition and walked away with the 1st place prize of $20,000.

NASA Public Affairs Officer Lori Meggs talks with Rob Alexander, operations manger for NanoRacks. Small, relatively inexpensive satellites referred to as CubeSats will provide a variety of technology demonstrations on the International Space Station using NanoRacks.

On January 17th, 2014, Generation Orbit Launch Services, Inc. (GO) signed an exclusive investment banking agreement with The Inman Company, a leading regional investment banking firm.

Planet Labs, a space and analytics company, announced plans to launch the world's largest fleet of Earth imaging satellites to image the changing planet and provide open access to that information. Today, they revealed the first images from their first two satellites.

Boeing is developing a family of small satellite prototypes, called Phantom Phoenix, that can quickly and affordably be manufactured and configured for specific missions.

Smallsats on the Rise

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NASA's Smartphone Nanosatellite

NASA's PhoneSat project will demonstrate the ability to launch the lowest-cost and easiest to build satellites ever flown in space - capabilities enabled by using off-the-shelf consumer smartphones to build spacecraft

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