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Main » 2010 » November » 21 » Minotaur 4 orbited 10 satellites.


Minotaur 4 orbited 10 satellites.
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On November 20, 2010 at 01:25 UTC the Minotaur 4 rocket-carrier was launched from the Kodiak Launch Complex in Alaska. Instead of a nuclear payload, the tip of the Minotaur holds ten satellites.
STPSat-2 (135 kilograms) – for technology experiments.
Falconsat-5 (161 kilograms) – for ionosphere research.
Fastsat-HSV – for ionosphere research.
Fastrac 1 (30 kilograms) – to study flight characteristics.
Fastrac 2 (30 kilograms) – to study flight characteristics.
O/OREOS (3 kilograms)
RAX (Radio Aurora Explorer) (3 kilograms)
Nanosail-D - for technology experiments.
S26 Ballast 1 – a model for future military satellite.
S26 Ballast 2 – a model for future military satellite.
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