Minotaur 1 (SLVM5)

Last modification: April 15, 2006


Minotaur 1

    Launch date
 Launch window:
 Status:
 April 15, 2006 - 0140 UTC.
 Completed.
 Launch site
 Location:
 Launch complex:
 Vandenberg Air Force Base (California)
 Space Launch Complex 8
 Launch vehicle

 Version:
 Upper stage:
 Payload fairing:
 Launch vehicle prime:
 Launch provider:
 Flight number:

 Minotaur 1
 [Orion 38]
 Standard 50" fairing
 Orbital Sciences Corp.
 Orbital Sciences Corp.
 SLVM5
 Performance
 Targeted orbit:
 Overall lift-off mass:
 Total payload mass:
 Sun-Synchronous Orbit
 
About 36,600 kg
 416 kg
 Milestones
 Delayed from Dec. 2005.
 Delayed from Mar. 30.

 

Payload
 Payload designation Launch customer
Launch contract
Launch mass
Launch adapter
  Formosat 3A U.S. Air Force for NSPO
Jan. 2003
70 kg
  n.a.
  Formosat 3B U.S. Air Force for NSPO
Jan. 2003
70 kg
  n.a.
  Formosat 3C U.S. Air Force for NSPO
Jan. 2003
70 kg
  n.a.
  Formosat 3D U.S. Air Force for NSPO
Jan. 2003
70 kg
  n.a.
  Formosat 3E U.S. Air Force for NSPO
Jan. 2003
70 kg
  n.a.
  Formosat 3F U.S. Air Force for NSPO
Jan. 2003
70 kg
  n.a.

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