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8 x CYGNSS

Pegasus XL

Orbital ATK

Launch Status
Success

Mission

8 x CYGNSS

Type: Earth Science

CYGNSS or Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System is a NASA developed system to improve hurricane forecasting. It is a constellation of 8 small observation satellites, 27.5 kg each, that will make accurate measurements of ocean surface winds in and near the eye of the storm throughout the lifecycle of tropical cyclones, typhoons & hurricanes.

Trajectory

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Location

Cape Canaveral

Air launch to orbit

51 rockets have launched from Air launch to orbit.

Cape Canaveral, Air launch to orbit

Agency

Orbital ATK – OA

  • Type: Commercial
  • Abbreviation: OA
  • Administration: President: David W. Thompson
  • Founded: 2015
  • Launchers: Antares | Minotaur | Pegasus
  • Country: USA

Orbital ATK Inc. was 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 was purchased by Northrop Grumman in 2018.

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