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Orbital Sciences Corporation launch of a Minotaur-C Rocket

Launch Status

Orbital Sciences Corporation was scheduled to launch a Minotaur-C rocket as part of the unknown mission. The launch window for the unknown mission was on Fri, Mar 4th, 2011, 5:09 AM EST from Space Launch Complex 8, Vandenberg AFB, CA. The status of the launch was Failed. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Minotaur-C and experience the excitement for yourself.


Space Launch Complex 8, Vandenberg AFB, CA

Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA
United States Air Force



Orbital ATK

Orbital ATK Inc. is an American aerospace manufacturer and defense industry company. It was formed in 2015 from the merger of Orbital Sciences Corporation and parts of Alliant Techsystems. Orbital ATK designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world both as a prime contractor and as a merchant supplier. 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.