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OrbView-4

Taurus 2110

Orbital Sciences Corporation

Launch Status
Failure

Mission

OrbView-4

Type: Earth Science

Orbview 4 was a high resolution commercial Earth imaging satellite imagery. OrbView 4’s imaging instrument was to provide one-meter panchromatic imagery and four-meter multispectral imagery. OrbView 4 was lost in an launch failure, when the Taurus-2110 carrier rocket suffered an loss of control, which was recovered, but orbit was not achieved.

Location

Space Launch Complex 576E

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

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

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

Rocket

Taurus 2110 – Orbital Sciences Corporation

Family: Taurus
Length: 27.9 m
Diameter: 2.35 m
Launch Mass: 73 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 1380 kg

The Taurus 2110 was manufactured by Orbital Sciences Corporation with the first launch on 2001-09-21. Taurus 2110 has 1 successful launches and 1 failed launches with a total of 2 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

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: OSC

Country: USA

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