DUPLEX (Dual Propulsion Experiment)

Spacecraft DUPLEX (Dual Propulsion Experiment)
Spacecraft type CubeSat
Units or mass 6U
Status On spacecraft, Cygnus? Will be deployed after unberthing? Conflicting reports whether they launched at all as of October 2023.
Launched 2023-08-02
NORAD ID On spacecraft?
Deployer NRCSD-E (External NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer)
Launcher Antares (Cygnus) (NG-19)
Organization CU Aerospace
Institution Company
Entity type Commercial
Headquarters US
Manufacturer AIVT by NearSpace Launch
Partners University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Costs $1.7 million

Equipped with two different propulsion systems.


Test two of CU Aerospace’s thrusters in space to provide flight heritage for these new, innovative systems, significantly lowering risk for future customers

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Keywords Propulsion

Last modified: 2023-12-31

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