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Minotaur IV

Orbital Sciences Corporation

Launch Status
Success

Location

Space Launch Complex 8

Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA

83 launches have been at this location.

Space Launch Complex 8, Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA

Rocket

Minotaur IV

Length: 23.9 meters
Diameter: 2.35 meters
First Launched: January 18, 2021

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.

The Minotaur IV rocket has been launched a total of 3 times with 3 successful and 0 failed launches.

Agency

Orbital Sciences Corporation

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: OSC
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Country: USA

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