Minotaur IV+ | TacSat-4

Orbital Sciences Corporation launch of a Minotaur IV+ Rocket

Launch Status

Orbital Sciences Corporation was scheduled to launch a Minotaur IV+ rocket as part of the unknown mission. The launch window for the unknown mission was on Tue, Sep 27th, 2011, 11:49 AM EDT from Launch Pad 1. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Minotaur IV+ and experience the excitement for yourself.


Launch Pad 1

Pacific Spaceport Complex, Alaska, USA


Minotaur IV

The Minotaur IV+ launch system is derived from the Peacekeeper ICBM. The first three stages are taken directly from decommissioned Peacekeeper missiles. It is similar to the Minotaur IV, but uses a larger Star-48V upper stage in place of the Orion-38 used on the baseline Minotaur IV.

Orbital Sciences Corporation