Minotaur-C (Taurus XL)
6 x SkySat & 4 x Dove

Minotaur-C (Taurus XL) | 6 x SkySat & 4 x Dove

Orbital ATK launch of a Minotaur-C Rocket

Watch Launch Video 1   |   Video 2

Orbital ATK was scheduled to launch a Minotaur-C rocket as part of the Dedicated rideshare mission. The launch window for the Dedicated Rideshare mission was on Tue, Oct 31st, 2017, 5:22 PM EDT from Space Launch Complex 576E, Vandenberg AFB, CA. The status of the launch was Success with a 100% chance for favorable weather conditions. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Minotaur-C and experience the excitement for yourself.

Mission

Dedicated rideshare

Dedicated rideshare

6 x SkySat & 4 x Dove

SkySat is a series of commercial Earth observation satellites, which operate in 500 km sun-synchronous orbit. Each satellite weighs about 120 kg and is intended for 6 years of operation.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Space Launch Complex 576E, Vandenberg AFB, CA

Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA
United States Air Force

Rocket

Minotaur

Northrop Grumman Space Technology
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