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Minotaur IV

Orbital Sciences Corporation

Launch Status
Success

Location

Space Launch Complex 8

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

700 rockets have launched from Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA.

Space Launch Complex 8, Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Rocket

Minotaur IV – Orbital ATK

Family: Minotaur
Length: 23.9 m
Diameter: 2.35 m
Launch Mass: 86 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 1735 kg

The Minotaur IV was manufactured by Orbital ATK with the first launch on . Minotaur IV has 3 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 3 launches. 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.

Agency

Orbital Sciences Corporation

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: OSC

Country: USA

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