Orbital Sciences Corporation
- Type: Earth Science
- Orbit: Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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.
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 746 rocket launches.
Orbital Sciences Corporation Minotaur-C 2110
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.