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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

A launch has not yet defined but is expected to be into a 500-600 km sun-synchroneous orbit in late 2018.

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 with ?


Further Duchifat missions: