LADEE

Overview

Destination: Lunar Orbit
Mission: Robotic Exploration

Lunar Orbit Launch Area 0 B Wallops Island, Virginia, USA

NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE, pronounced like "laddie") was a robotic mission that orbited the moon to gather detailed information about the lunar atmosphere, conditions near the surface and environmental influences on lunar dust.

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Minotaur V

Family: Minotaur
Configuration:

Specifications
  • Minimum Stage
    1
  • Max Stage
    5
  • Length
    23.9 m
  • Diameter
    2.35 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    36 T
  • Thrust
    1600 kN
Family
  • Name
    Minotaur V
  • Family
    Minotaur
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Minotaur V
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    1735 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Orbital Sciences Corporation

Orbital Sciences Corporation

(OSC)

Successes: 51 Failures: 4 Pending: 1

Agency Type: Commercial

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Wallops Island, Virginia, USA

Pad: Launch Area 0 B


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