www.eurockot.com, 09/21/2017


CDF

Eurockot Attains Operational Readiness

The Commercial Demonstration Flight (CDF) from Plesetsk Cosmodrome in May 2000 marked Eurockot's and the Rockot-KM launch vehicle's operational debut. The mission simulated a typical LEO mission lofting two identical satellite simulators (SIMSAT-1 and 2) into a near polar orbit.

Mission Goals Accomplished

The Commercial Demonstration Flight demonstrated the following:

 

Upon successful completion of this mission, the Rockot-KM launch system was declared ready for commercial operations from Plesetsk.

Mission Characteristics