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STEP 0 & DARPASAT

Minotaur

Orbital Sciences Corporation

Launch Status
Success

Mission


STEP 0 & DARPASAT

  • Type: Communications
  • Orbit: Low Earth Orbit

STEP 0 (Space Test Experiment Platform 0) was a technology demonstration satellite flown under the Space Test Program (STP). DARPASAT (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Satellite) was designed to demonstrate advanced technology. Ball Aerospace designed, fabricated, integrated, and tested the spacecraft bus, and integrated two government-supplied payloads.

Location


Space Launch Complex 576E

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Space Launch Complex 576E has witnessed the launch of 9 rockets, including 9 orbital launch attempts, while Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA, has been the site for 741 rocket launches.

Space Launch Complex 576E

Rocket


Orbital ATK Minotaur C

Agency


Orbital Sciences Corporation

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