OrbView-4

Overview

Destination: Sun-Synchronous Orbit
Mission: Earth Science

Sun-Synchronous Orbit Space Launch Complex 576E Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Orbview 4 was a high resolution commercial Earth imaging satellite imagery. OrbView 4's imaging instrument was to provide one-meter panchromatic imagery and four-meter multispectral imagery. OrbView 4 was lost in an launch failure, when the Taurus-2110 carrier rocket suffered an loss of control, which was recovered, but orbit was not achieved.

Taurus 2110

Family: Taurus
Configuration: 2110

American all-solid orbital launch vehicle based on a Pegasus and Peacekeeper rocket.It has been designed as a quick reaction launch vehicle, which can be launched from minimaly prepared places in a matter of a few days.

Specifications
  • Stages
    4
  • Length
    27.9 m
  • Diameter
    2.35 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    2.35 m
  • Launch Mass
    73 T
  • Thrust
    1380 kN
Family
  • Name
    Taurus 2110
  • Family
    Taurus
  • Variant
    2110
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Taurus 2110
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    1380 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Orbital Sciences Corporation

Orbital Sciences Corporation

(OSC)

Successes: 66 Failures: 6 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Commercial

INFO WIKI

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

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