List of spacecraft deployed from the International Space Station

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This is a list of spacecraft deployed from the International Space Station. The International Space Station deploys spacecraft using the Japanese Small Satellite Orbital Deployer on the Japanese Experiment Module, the NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer and SSIKLOPS.[1]

List[edit]

Individual satellites (not part of a satellite constellation)[edit]

Country Name Date of deployment Manufacturer/made by Notes Reference(s)
United Kingdom United Kingdom RemoveDEBRIS June 20, 2018 Surrey Satellite Technology The University of Surrey, Surrey Satellite Technology, Airbus Defence and Space, Innovative Solutions In Space, the Swiss Center for Electronics and Microtechnology, the French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation and Stellenbosch University took part in the project.[2] [2][3][4][5][6][7]
United States United States EQUiSat July 13, 2018 Brown University Space Engineering [8][9]
Kenya Kenya 1KUNS-PF May 11, 2018 University of Nairobi First Kenyan satellite launched into space [10]
Brazil Brazil AESP-14 February 5, 2015 Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica First Brazilian CubeSat launched into space [11]
Bhutan Bhutan BHUTAN-1 August 10, 2018 Built by Bhutanese engineers at the Kyushu Institute of Technology First Bhutanese satellite launched into space and part of the Birds-2 program [12][13]
Philippines Philippines Maya-1 August 10, 2018 Built by students in Japan Part of the Birds-2 program [12][14][15]
Malaysia Malaysia UiTMSAT-1 August 10, 2018 Universiti Teknologi MARA Part of the Birds-2 program [12][16]
United States United States ASTERIA November 20, 2017 Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology [17]
Philippines Philipinnes Diwata-1 April 27, 2016 The Department of Science and Technology, the University of the Philippines, Hokkaido University and Tohoku University [18][19]
Bangladesh Bangladesh BRAC Onnesha July 7, 2017 BRAC University Part of the Birds-1 program [20][21]
Japan Japan TOKI July 7, 2017 Kyushu Institute of Technology Part of the Birds-1 program [20][22]
Ghana Ghana GhanaSat-1 July 7, 2017 All Nations University Part of the Birds-1 program [20][23]
Nigeria Nigeria Nigeria EduSat-1 July 7, 2017 Federal University of Technology, Akure Part of the Birds-1 program [20][24]
Mongolia Mongolia Mazaalai July 7, 2017 National University of Mongolia Part of the Birds-1 program [20][25]
United States United States ArduSat November 19, 2013 NanoSatisfi Inc. [26][27][28]
Vietnam Vietnam F-1 October 4, 2012 FSpace Laboratory [29][30]
United States United States EcAMSat November 20, 2017 NASA [31][32]
Lithuania Lithuania Lituanica SAT-1 February 28, 2014 Lithuanian students First Lithuanian satellites in space [33][34]
Lithuania Lithuania LitSat-1 February 28, 2014 Kaunas University of Technology [35][36][37]
Costa Rica Costa Rica Irazú May 11, 2018 Costa Rica Institute of Technology First Costa Rican satellite launched into space [38]
United States United States Miniature X-ray Solar Spectrometer CubeSat May 16, 2016 University of Colorado Boulder [39][40]
Nepal Nepal NepaliSat-1 June 17, 2019 Nepalese scientists First Nepali satellite launched into space

Part of the Birds-3 program

[41][42][43][44][45]
Japan Japan FITSAT-1 October 4, 2012 Meisei Electric [46][47]
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Raavana 1 June 17, 2019 Sri Lankan scientists First Sri Lankan satellite [48][49]
Japan Japan Raiko October 4, 2012 Tohoku and Wakayama universities [50]
United States United States SkyCube February 28, 2014 Tim DeBenedictis [51][52][53]
Turkey Turkey UBAKUSAT May 11, 2018 Istanbul Technical University [54][55]
Japan Japan We-Wish October 4, 2012 Meisei Electric [56][57]
United States United States RaInCube June 25, 2018 Jet Propulsion Laboratory [58]
United States United States IceCube July 16, 2017 NASA [59]

Satellite constellations/groups[edit]

Country of origin Constellation Operator Deployment date(s) References
United States United States Lemur-2 Spire Global November 19, 2013

February 28, 2014

May 18, 2016

[60][61]
United States United States TechEdSat Various Various [62][63][64][65][66][67][68][69][70]

See also[edit]

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