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Minotaur IV – Orbital ATK

Minotaur IV – Orbital ATK

  • Family: Minotaur
  • Length: 23.9 m
  • Diameter: 2.35 m
  • Launch Mass: 86 T
  • Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 1735 kg

The Minotaur IV, manufactured by Orbital ATK established in 2015, undertook its inaugural launch on 09/26/2010. Notably, Minotaur IV has 3 successful launches and 0 failed attempts, with a cumulative tally of 3 launches, currently with 2 pending launches in the pipeline.

The Minotaur IV launch system is derived from the Peacekeeper ICBM. The first three stages are taken directly from decommissioned Peacekeeper missiles. A fourth stage, the Orion-38, is taken from the Pegasus family of air-launched rockets.

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