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MTI

Taurus 1110

Orbital Sciences Corporation

Launch Status
Success

Mission

MTI

Type: Earth Science

The primary objective of MTI (Multispectral Thermal Imager) was to demonstrate advanced multispectral and thermal imaging, image processing, and associated technologies that could be used in future systems for detecting and characterizing facilities producing weapons of mass destruction using radiometrically accurate, high spatial resolution, multispectral imaging.

Location

Space Launch Complex 576E

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

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

Space Launch Complex 576E, Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Rocket

Taurus 1110 – Orbital Sciences Corporation

  • Family: Taurus
  • Length: 27.9 m
  • Diameter: 2.35 m
  • Launch Mass: 73 T
  • Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 1320 kg

The Taurus 1110 was manufactured by Orbital Sciences Corporation with the first launch on 2000-03-12. Taurus 1110 has 1 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 1 launches. American all-solid orbital launch vehicle based on a Pegasus and Peacekeeper rocket.It has been designed as a quick reaction launch vehicle, which can be launched from minimaly prepared places in a matter of a few days.

Agency

Orbital Sciences Corporation – OSC

  • Type: Commercial
  • Abbreviation: OSC
  • Country: USA
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