CPOD
CPOD
CPOD
CPOD
CPOD
CPOD
Name CPOD
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Organisation Tyvak
Institution Company
Entity Commercial
Nation US
Manufacturer AIVT by Tyvak
Oneliner

Demonstrate proximity operations and docking between CubeSats.

Description

Demonstrate proximity operations from various distances, approach scenarios, and lighting conditions: nominal operating distances: 50 m to 2 km, full range of distances: 0.5 m to 25 km. Demonstrate docking between two vehicles. Safely approach and make contact between test vehicles.

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Keywords Propulsion, Docking, Formation flying

Related Spacecraft

Name Status Launch Orbit
CPOD A (TYVAK-0032, FLT1, Cubesat Proximity Operations Demonstration, PONSFD-A, Proximity Operations Nano-Satellite Flight Demonstration, NASA CUBESAT PROXOPS) Operational (Press release on 2022-07-07 as of 2022-12-21) 2022-05-25 530 km, 97.5 deg, SSO
CPOD B (TYVAK-0212, FLT2, Cubesat Proximity Operations Demonstration, PONSFD-B, Proximity Operations Nano-Satellite Flight Demonstration, NASA CUBESAT PROXOPS) Operational (Press release on 2022-07-07 as of 2022-12-21) 2022-05-25 530 km, 97.5 deg, SSO

Last modified: 2023-01-01
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