Minotaur IV Launches TacSat-4 From Kodiak

Credit: Orbital Sciences Corp.
Orbital Sciences Corp. has launched the TacSat-4 spacecraft on a Minotaur IV rocket from the Kodiak Launch Complex in Alaska, placing the U.S. Navy satellite in its highly elliptical polar orbit. The satellite separated 28 min. after the Sept. 27 launch into its targeted 115 X 7,415-mi. orbit. From...

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