DX 1 [Dauria Aerospace]
DX 1 is a small technology satellite built by the Dauria Aerospace. It is the first-ever Russian satellite funded completely by domestic private capital.
The 27 kg DX-1 was developed as an experimental satellite, to test the equipment, technology and software to create a unified platform of small spacecraft. This platform will enable the company to create a new generation of satellites for various purposes with minimal rework for specific functions. It measures 40 cm × 40 cm × 30 cm.
The satellite carries an Automatic Identification System (AIS) receiver for tracking ship traffic.
|Type / Application:||Technology, traffic monitoring|
|Power:||Solar cells, batteries|
|Orbit:||626 km × 632 km, 98.40°|
|DX 1||2014-037C||08.07.2014||Ba LC-31/6||Soyuz-2-1b Fregat-M||with Meteor-M 2, Relek, TechDemoSat 1, SkySat 2, AISSat 2, UKube 1, M3MSat-Dummy|