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DX 1

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.

Nation: Russia
Type / Application: Technology, maritime surveillance
Operator: Dauria Aerospace
Contractors: Dauria Aerospace
Equipment:
Configuration:
Propulsion:
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 27 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
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