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Minotaur IV HAPS – Orbital Sciences Corporation

Minotaur IV HAPS – Orbital Sciences Corporation

Family: Minotaur
Length: 23.9 meters
Diameter: 2.35 meters
Launch Mass: 86
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 1750

The Minotaur IV HAPS was manufactured by Orbital Sciences Corporation with the first launch on . Minotaur IV HAPS has 1 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 1 launches. The Minotaur IV HAPS 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. A fifth stage, consisting of a hydrazine-powered motor called HAPS, increases orbital insertion accuracy and allows additional orbital maneuvering.

Manufacturer

Orbital Sciences Corporation is a Commercial USA entity that was founded in and is administered by .

Orbital Sciences Corporation has 51 successful launches and 4 failed launches with a total of 55 launches.

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