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Germany’s Exolaunch Signs Long-Term Launch Agreement with SpaceX for Multiple Rideshare Missions

9 Oct 2020, 17:23 UTC
Germany’s Exolaunch Signs Long-Term Launch Agreement with SpaceX for Multiple Rideshare Missions
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BERLIN, GERMANY, October 7, 2020 (Exolaunch PR) – Exolaunch, the leading rideshare launch and deployment services provider for the New Space industry, signed a long-term launch agreement with SpaceX to secure Falcon 9 capacity for launching small satellites as part of SpaceX’s SmallSat Rideshare Program. Under the agreement, Exolaunch manifests multiple microsatellites and cubesats on Falcon 9 rideshare missions to a sun-synchronous orbit throughout 2020 – 2021.

Exolaunch is accommodating 30 small satellites on the first SpaceX dedicated rideshare mission scheduled for launch this December, and is gearing up for its launch campaign next month at the SpaceX launch facility at Cape Canaveral, Florida. Additionally, Exolaunch is planning to open an office in the U.S. to provide more flexible launch and deployment services to its growing list of stateside customers.

“SpaceX program is a game-changer for the rideshare launch industry giving new impetus for numerous constellations of small satellites. Teaming up with SpaceX, we are able to offer our customers seamless, reliable, and cost-effective launch solutions and expand access to space,” said Jeanne Medvedeva, Vice President of Launch Services at Exolaunch. “Our first mission with Falcon 9 later this year will set the precedent for our rideshares going forward, and ...

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