Smallsat
Rideshare Program

Dedicated rideshare missions as low as $275k*. Search flights below.

COST AS LOW AS $275k

$275k for 50kg to SSO with additional mass at $5.5k/kg. Affordable rates also available to Mid-Inclination LEO, GTO, and TLI.

SCHEDULE CERTAINTY

SSO missions approximately every 4 months. Frequent launches to mid-inclination. Inquire for other orbits.

CONTRACT FLEXIBILITY

If your payload is delayed, apply 100% of monies paid toward the cost of rebooking on a future mission, subject to a 10% rebooking fee.

RESERVE YOUR RIDE ONLINE

Find all the information you need to make a reservation online, everything from plate configuration to technical specifications to licensing information. Once your reservation request is approved, SpaceX will provide you with a welcome package outlining next steps for launch.

Payloads are received at the launch site around L-30 and processed in a SpaceX facility. More details can be found in the Rideshare User’s Guide.

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Welcome Package

Spacecraft Data Package

Launch Processing

Launch!

Payload Configurations

Book your ride on a Rideshare Plate. For larger spacecraft, custom configurations and a top slot are available upon request. Contact us directly for payloads that require an alternative interface.

1/4 PLATE 8" Bolt Pattern 50kg included
1/2 PLATE 8" or 15" Bolt Pattern 100kg included
FULL PLATE 15" or 24" Bolt Pattern 200kg included
FULL PLATE (XL VOLUME) 24" Bolt Pattern 300kg included
Learn more about available volume for payloads

Falcon 9

Falcon 9, the world’s first orbital class reusable rocket, is manufactured and operated by SpaceX for the reliable and safe transport of people and payloads to Earth orbit and beyond.

Learn more about Falcon 9

VEHICLE HEIGHT 70m / 229.6ft
VEHICLE DIAMETER 3.7m / 12ft
FAIRING HEIGHT 13.1m / 43ft
FAIRING DIAMETER 5.2m / 17.1ft