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OCO

Taurus 3110

Orbital Sciences Corporation

Launch Status
Failure

Mission


OCO

  • Type: Earth Science
  • Orbit: Low Earth Orbit

American satellite designed to monitor atmospheric carbon dioxide. It was lost during launch due to the payload fairing failing to jettison.

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 Sciences Corporation Minotaur-C 3110

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

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