Minotaur IV
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Minotaur IV | NROL-129

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems launch of a Minotaur IV Rocket

TBD

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems is scheduled to launch a Minotaur IV rocket as part of the unknown mission. The launch window for the unknown mission is on Sat, Aug 31st, 2019, 8:00 PM EDT from Launch Area 0 B, Wallops Island, Virginia. The status of the launch is Red. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Launch Area 0 B, Wallops Island, Virginia

Wallops Island, Virginia, USA
National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Rocket

Minotaur IV

The Minotaur IV launch system is derived from the Peacekeeper ICBM. The first three stages are taken directly from decommissioned Peacekeeper missiles. A fourth stage, the Orion-38, is taken from the Pegasus family of air-launched rockets.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems

Northrup Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defence and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. They aquired Orbital ATK in 2018 along with its launchers and ongoing missions. Antares launches from Wallops in Virginia. Minotaur has many launch sites, with the most active now being Cape Canaveral and Vandenberg. Pegasus is an air launched vehicle from an aircraft and so has many launch locations.

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