Minotaur I
NROL-66 (RPP) (USA-225)

Minotaur I | NROL-66 (RPP) (USA-225)

Orbital Sciences Corporation launch of a Minotaur I Rocket


Orbital Sciences Corporation was scheduled to launch a Minotaur I rocket as part of the NROL-66 (RPP) (USA-225) mission. The launch window for the Government/Top Secret mission was on Sun, Feb 6th, 2011, 7:26 AM from Space Launch Complex 8, Vandenberg AFB, CA. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!


Mission

NROL-66 (RPP) (USA-225)

USA-225, also known as the Rapid Pathfinder Prototype (RPP) and NRO Launch 66 (NROL-66), is an American satellite which was launched in 2011. The satellite is being used to perform technology demonstration and development experiments, including advanced dosimeters to characterize the space environment from a 1,200 kilometer low Earth orbit. It is operated by the United States National Reconnaissance Office.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Space Launch Complex 8, Vandenberg AFB, CA

Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA
United States Air Force

Rocket

Minotaur I

Orbital Sciences Corporation
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