DTUSat-1 Satellite

Spacecraft name DTUSat-1
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1U
Status No signal
Launched 2003-03-30
NORAD ID 27842
Deployer P-POD (Poly-Picosatellite Orbital Deployer)
Launcher Rokot
Organization Technical University of Denmark
Institution University
Entity type Academic / Education
Headquarters Denmark
Launch brokerer Space Flight Laboratory (UTIAS-SFL)

Tether deployment to test deorbiting method.


The main payload is an 450 m long electrodynamic tether for deorbiting the satellite. The tether is deployed using a novel yo-yo system, greatly simplifying construction and deployment. A calibrated test transmitter is flown as secondary payload.

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Keywords Tether, De-orbit device, First CubeSat of country
On the same launch

Last modified: 2024-05-29

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