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Taurus 3110

Orbital Sciences Corporation

Launch Status
Failure

Mission

OCO

Type: Earth Science

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

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

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

Rocket

Taurus 3110 – Orbital Sciences Corporation

Family: Taurus
Length: 31.6 m
Diameter: 2.35 m
Launch Mass: 73 T

The Taurus 3110 was manufactured by Orbital Sciences Corporation with the first launch on 2009-02-24. Taurus 3110 has 0 successful launches and 1 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

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: OSC

Country: USA

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