Saber Astronautics - DragEN Deal

Article Date: 28/02/2013

Congratulations to Saber Astronautics on concluding a deal to provide a satellite instrument for the Manipal Institute of Technology’s Parikshit research satellite in India. The instrument, the DragEN tether deployer, is designed to gently pull a spacecraft back to earth at mission end.

Further information on both the DragEN tether deployer and Saber Astronautics can be found by visiting the company's website ( and viewing the news item, 29 January 2013: Saber Astronautics Wins a Grant to Foster AUS-Indian Collaboration in Space, and associated press release.