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Orbital ATK Minotaur-4 delivers SkySat Earth (ORS-5) satellite to orbit

In the early morning hours on Friday, August 25, Orbital ATK Minotaur-4 rocket delivered to orbit military satellite and three experimental CubeSat satellites from Space Launch Complex 46 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Main objective of this mission was delivering to orbit experimental military satellite with ability of scanning GEO belts from low earth orbit from altitude of only 700 Continue Reading The post Orbital ATK Minotaur-4 delivers SkySat Earth (ORS-5) satellite to orbit appeared first on SpaceFlights. [...]

Orbital ATK Minotaur-4 delivers SkySat Earth (ORS-5) satellite to orbit

In the early morning hours on Friday, August 25, Orbital ATK Minotaur-4 rocket delivered to orbit military satellite and three experimental CubeSat satellites from Space Launch Complex 46 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Main objective of this mission was delivering to orbit experimental military satellite with ability of scanning GEO belts from low earth orbit from altitude of only 700 Continue Reading The post Orbital ATK Minotaur-4 delivers SkySat Earth (ORS-5) satellite to orbit appeared first on SpaceFlights. [...]

Minotaur assembled at Cape Canaveral

Minotaur-4, converted ICBM missile, was successfully assembled at Launch Pad 46 at Cape Canaveral last Friday, August 19, 2017. Orbital ATK, operator of Minotaur-4, passed through assembly process at Launch Pad 46 last Friday. Rocket was delivered in parts and thanks to the fact, that rocket is solid fueled, assembling process was done safely directly at the launch pad. Minotaur-4 Continue Reading The post Minotaur assembled at Cape Canaveral appeared first on SpaceFlights. [...]