SM POD

High performance Cubesat Deployer


Derived from the experience in nanosatellite missions, SMPOD is the new family of NPC Spacemind CubeSat deployers. 
Designed to provide outstanding quality and performances, together with the maximum handling flexibility that allows mechanism reset and rearming in a few seconds, SMPOD aims to shift the paradigm in commercial space sector ensuring reduced lead time and strong economic competitiveness.


Dynamic Rail prevents the exit of the Cubesat until the door reaches a safe angle
Door opening by redundant non-explosive actuators
Safe guided satellite deployment
Reduntant feedbacks for door opening and satellite deployment 
Fast loading procedure and mechanism reset (<30 s)
Lighter than commercial standards  <1,45 kg 
High allowable lateral clearance for the satellite (>9 mm)