- Press Release
- Dec 8, 2022
Tethers Unlimited’s Multi-Application Survivable Tether Experiment Reaches Orbit
Tethers Unlimited’s “Multi-Application Survivable Tether” (MAST) Experiment today reached orbit as a secondary payload on a Dnepr rocket as a part of the University CubeSat program.
The MAST experiment consists of three picosatellites. For launch, these three picosatellites stack together into a volume about the size of a loaf of bread. Once on orbit, the picosatellites will separate and deploy a 1,000 meter long Hoytether™ structure.