Pegasus HAPS | 7 microsats

Pegasus HAPS

Family: Pegasus
Configuration: HAPS

The Pegasus is an air-launched rocket developed by Orbital Sciences Corporation (now part of Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems). Capable of carrying small payloads of up to 443 kilograms (977 lb) into low Earth orbit, the vehicle consists of three solid propellant stages and an optional monopropellant fourth stage. Pegasus is released from its carrier aircraft at approximately 40,000 ft (12,000 m), and its first stage has a wing and a tail to provide lift and attitude control while in the atmosphere. The HAPS variant adds a Hydrazine Auxiliary Propulsion System maneuvering stage.

Specifications
  • Max Stage
    5
  • Length
    15.5 m
  • Diameter
    1.28 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    18 T
  • Thrust
    580 kN
Family
  • Name
    Pegasus HAPS
  • Family
    Pegasus
  • Variant
    HAPS
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Pegasus HAPS
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    250 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Orbital Sciences Corporation

Orbital Sciences Corporation

(OSC)

Successes: 65 Failures: 7 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Commercial

INFO WIKI

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