Name TetherSat
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 1.5U
Organisation Naval Postgraduate School (NPS)
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation US
Oneliner Splits into two joined by a 1 km tether to test electrodynamic tether propulsion.
Sources [1] [2] [3]
Keywords Tether, Propulsion

Related Spacecraft

Name Status Launch Orbit
TetherSat 1 cancelled x_cancelled cancelled
TetherSat 2 cancelled x_cancelled cancelled

Last modified: 2021-03-21
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