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The Dragonfly is a space tug designed for moving payload in orbit. It may be used to bring satellites delivered by the Space Shuttle into higher orbits, or to help in the assembly of large orbital structures.

The Dragonfly has no dedicated main thrusters, but a versatile and adjustable reaction control system.

The Dragonfly is not designed for atmospheric descent or surface landing.

The Dragonfly is the first vessel to be modeled with detailed electrical and environmental systems simulation, contributed by Radu Poenaru. For detailed information see the Dragonfly Operations Handbook.