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Duchifat 1



The Israeli student satellite Duchifat-1 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 1U CubeSat standard.

The main mission of the satellite is to transmit real-time information via radio amateur packets from a Low Earth Orbit (LEO) using the Automatic Position Reporting System (APRS) protocol.

Alternate Names

  • 40021
  • Duchifat1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2014-06-19
Launch Vehicle: Dnepr
Launch Site: Yasni, Russia
Mass: 0.86 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Israel)


  • Other

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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