SimSat 1 & 2
Rokot / Briz-KM
Eurockot Launch Services
SimSat 1 & 2
Type: Test Flight
The SimSat (Simulated Satellite) payloads were dynamic mass models representing Iridium satellites. They were used on the first Rokot-KM launch to test the dynamics of the Iridium launch dispenser and the new Briz-KM upper stage.
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Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation
1660 rockets have launched from Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation.
Rokot/Briz-KM – Russian Aerospace Defence Forces
- Family: Rokot
- Length: 29 m
- Diameter: 2.5 m
- Launch Mass: 107 T
- Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 1850 kg
The Rokot/Briz-KM was manufactured by Russian Aerospace Defence Forces with the first launch on . Rokot/Briz-KM has 28 successful launches and 3 failed launches with a total of 31 launches.
Eurockot Launch Services – ELS
- Type: Commercial
- Abbreviation: ELS
- Country: FRA,RUS
Eurockot Launch Services GmbH is a commercial spacecraft launch provider and was founded in 1995. Eurockot uses an expendable launch vehicle called the Rockot to place satellites into low Earth orbit (LEO). Eurockot is jointly owned by ArianeGroup, which holds 51 percent, and by Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center, which holds 49 percent. Eurockot launches from dedicated launch facilities at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia.