Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems

Pegasus XL

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CEO: Wesley G. Bush Founded: 2015 Successes: 53 Failures: 4 Pending: 2

Northrup Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defence and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. They aquired Orbital ATK in 2018 along with its launchers and ongoing missions. Antares launches from Wallops in Virginia. Minotaur has many launch sites, with the most active now being Cape Canaveral and Vandenberg. Pegasus is an air launched vehicle from an aircraft and so has many launch locations.

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Launch Vehicle


Pegasus XL

Configuration:
Family: Pegasus

Vehicle Specifications


Pegasus
GTO: 0
LEO: 350
Length: 15.5 m
Diameter: 1.28 m
Launch Mass: 18k kg
Thurst: 580 kN
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Earth Science


Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) is a NASA mission to study Earth's thermosphere and ionosphere and the connection between space weather and weather on our planet. Mission is planned to last for two years.

Launch Window


NET: December 1st 2018 - 00:00 UTC

Open: December 1st 2018 - 00:00 UTC

Close: December 1st 2018 - 00:00 UTC

Watch the Launch



Air launch to orbit

Cape Canaveral


Links


Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwMDvPCGeE0

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