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DOTS-X (NanoTug)


DOTS-X, also known as NanoTug, is an experimental 3U CubeSat by Deep Space Industries (DSI) to demonstrate technologies for actively capturing satellites and to move them.

It will be launched on the STP-2 mission on a Falcon-Heavy (Block 5) rocket.

Nation: USA
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Deep Space Industries (DSI)
Contractors: Deep Space Industries (DSI)
Configuration: CubeSat (3U)
Propulsion: ?
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
DOTS-X (NanoTug) - 2019 CCK LC-39A Falcon-Heavy (Block 5) with DSX , FORMOSAT 7A, 7B, 7C, 7D, 7E, 7F, GPIM, OTB 1, NPSat 1, Oculus-ASR, Prox 1, LightSail B, RECONSO, ARMADILLO, FalconSat 7, TBEx A, TBEx B, Prometheus 2.5, ..., 2.10, PSat 2, BRICSat 2, TEPCE 1, TEPCE 2, CP 9 (LEO), StangSat, DOTS-X, Ballast