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Duchifat 3

Duchifat 3 [Herzliya Science Center]

The Israeli student satellite Duchifat-3 is an experimental and educational spacecraft developed and built by students of secondary schools at the Space Laboratory of the Herzliya Science Centre (HSC). It is built to the 3U CubeSat standard.

Duchifat-3 has three missions which will operate in parallel:

  • high-school students educational satellite
  • on-board camera for earth imaging
  • amateur radio transponder and APRS digipeater

It will be launched in late 2019 on an Indian PSLV-QL rocket.

Nation: Israel
Type / Application: Technology, earth observation, education
Operator: Space Laboratory of the Herzliya Science Center
Contractors: Space Laboratory of the Herzliya Science Center
Equipment: ?
Configuration: CubeSat (3U)
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Orbit: 500-600 km approx SSO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Duchifat 3 2019-089C 11.12.2019 Sr FLP PSLV-QL with RISAT 2BR1, QPS-SAR 1, 1HOPSat TD, Pathfinder Risk Reduction, Lemur-2 108, ..., 111, NANOVA


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