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NanoRacks Kaber Microsat Deployer
« on: 02/01/2016 11:23 PM »
http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/research/experiments/2049.html

The NanoRacks Kaber Microsat Deployer (NanoRacks Microsat Deployer) is a reusable system that provides command and control for satellite deployments from the International Space Station (ISS). NanoRacks developed the Kaber leveraging its experience deploying CubeSats from the ISS. The Kaber enables NanoRacks to support deployment into space of microsatellites up to about 100 kg from the ISS. The Kaber promotes ISS utilization by enabling deployment into orbit for a class of payload developers normally relying on expendable launch vehicles for space access. Microsatellites that are compatible with the NanoRacks Kaber have additional power, volume and communications resources enabling missions in low Earth orbit of more scope and sophistication.

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Re: NanoRacks Kaber Microsat Deployer
« Reply #1 on: 05/11/2016 06:35 PM »
Are there any information, when the first microsat, probably SIMPL, will be deployed by Kaber?

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Re: NanoRacks Kaber Microsat Deployer
« Reply #2 on: 06/15/2017 10:54 AM »
https://twitter.com/NanoRacks/status/874976023372345346
It looks like Kaber will use for deployment the SSRMS, not the JEM-RMS.

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Re: NanoRacks Kaber Microsat Deployer
« Reply #3 on: 08/06/2017 03:59 PM »
Are there any information, when the first microsat, probably SIMPL, will be deployed by Kaber?
It seems, that we have now the first candidate for Kaber.
https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/research/experiments/2163.html
NanoRacks-SMDC-Kestrel Eye IIM (NanoRacks-KE IIM)

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Re: NanoRacks Kaber Microsat Deployer
« Reply #4 on: 08/13/2017 01:01 PM »
It seems, that my assumption was wrong.
http://aprs.org/qikcom-1.html
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The Ham Radio QIKCOM-1 module attached to the NovaWurks NanoRacks SIMPL spacecraft is now finally scheduled for release from the ISS during the week of 21 August 2017!

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Re: NanoRacks Kaber Microsat Deployer
« Reply #5 on: 09/27/2017 07:19 AM »
Not sure where best to post this:

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#IAC2017 @NanoRacks hints that they're in discussion with NASA for their own crew on the ISS
https://twitter.com/australianspace/status/912858633137819649

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Response to a question on the impact of using ISS crew for commercial. Jeff stated that several organisations including his were in talk 1/2
https://twitter.com/australianspace/status/912863802172903424

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With NASA about putting their own commercial crew on the station. Raises issues about real estate etc but he's a determined guy 2/2
https://twitter.com/australianspace/status/912864168415346690

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Re: NanoRacks Kaber Microsat Deployer
« Reply #6 on: 10/17/2017 02:43 PM »
This could be an important step of the first deployment.
https://blogs.nasa.gov/stationreport/2017/10/
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Three-Day Look Ahead:
Thursday, 10/12: ... JEM A/L (MBSU/JOTI removal, Kaber plate install

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Re: NanoRacks Kaber Microsat Deployer
« Reply #7 on: 10/17/2017 02:52 PM »
There was a recent story in SpaceNews with the deployment date:
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The U.S. Army’s experimental Kestrel Eye is scheduled to deploy Oct. 24 from the International Space Station

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Re: NanoRacks Kaber Microsat Deployer
« Reply #8 on: 10/20/2017 01:49 PM »
https://blogs.nasa.gov/stationreport/2017/10/19/
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JEM Airlock (A/L) Reconfiguration:  Today, the crew removed the MBSU from the JEM A/L where it had been stowed after the I-Level maintenance was performed in early September.  The Kaber plate and adapter plate were then installed on the A/L slide table in preparation for installation of the KE2M satellite on Monday.  After KE2M and SIMPL, another JEM A/L-deployed satellite, are deployed next week, the MBSU will be returned to the JEM A/L for transfer and installation externally at External Stowage Platform 2 (ESP2).

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Re: NanoRacks Kaber Microsat Deployer
« Reply #9 on: 10/26/2017 04:29 PM »
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Introducing, the NanoRacks #Kaber Deployer. Thanks @Astro_Sabot & @astro_paolo for their great work on our first #MicroSat deployment. #KE2M

https://twitter.com/NanoRacks/status/923576815372955648

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Re: NanoRacks Kaber Microsat Deployer
« Reply #10 on: 10/27/2017 10:02 AM »
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NanoRacks‏ Verified account @NanoRacks 34m34 minutes ago

Our second #Kaber deployment this week is complete - #SIMPL #MicroSat released into orbit from #ISS at 09:15:23 GMT!

https://twitter.com/NanoRacks/status/923843625926184961

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Re: NanoRacks Kaber Microsat Deployer
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