Falcon 9 v1.0
SpaceX COTS Demo Flight 1

SpaceX launch of a Falcon 9 v1.0 Rocket

Watch Launch Video 1   |   Video 2

SpaceX was scheduled to launch a Falcon 9 v1.0 rocket as part of the SpaceX COTS Demo Flight 1 mission. The launch window for the Test Flight mission was on Wed, Dec 8th, 2010, 10:43 AM from Space Launch Complex 40, Cape Canaveral, FL. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Falcon 9 v1.0 and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

SpaceX COTS Demo Flight 1

SpaceX COTS Demo Flight 1 in 2010 was the unmanned first spaceflight of the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft, the Dragon C1, which orbited the Earth, and the second overall flight of the SpaceX Falcon 9. It was also the first demonstration flight for NASA's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) program for which SpaceX was selected. The primary mission objectives were to test the orbital maneuvering and reentry of the Dragon capsule.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Space Launch Complex 40, Cape Canaveral, FL

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
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Rocket

Falcon 9 v1.0

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