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SimSat 1, 2 (IKA 1, 2 / EPN 813IP)

SimSat 1, 2 on the Briz-KM
upper stage [Eurockot]

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.

Nation: Russia
Type / Application: Vehicle evaluation
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Propulsion: None
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Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
SimSat 1 (IKA-1, EPN 813IP/003) 2000-026A 16.05.2000 Pl LC-133/3 Rokot-KM with SimSat 2
SimSat 2 (IKA-2, EPN 813IP/007) 2000-026B 16.05.2000 Pl LC-133/3 Rokot-KM with SimSat 1