Orbital Sciences Corporation launch of a Minotaur V Rocket

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Orbital Sciences Corporation was scheduled to launch a Minotaur V rocket as part of the LADEE mission. The launch window for the mission was on Fri, Sep 6th, 2013, 11:27 PM from Launch Area 0 B, Wallops Island, Virginia. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Minotaur V and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

LADEE

NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE, pronounced like "laddie") was a robotic mission that orbited the moon to gather detailed information about the lunar atmosphere, conditions near the surface and environmental influences on lunar dust.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Launch Area 0 B, Wallops Island, Virginia

Wallops Island, Virginia, USA
National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Rocket

Minotaur V

Orbital Sciences Corporation
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