TacSat-4 Launched On A Minotaur IV

Orbital Sciences Corp. launched the TacSat-4 spacecraft on a Minotaur IV rocket flying from the Kodiak Launch Complex in Alaska on Sept. 27, placing the U.S. Navy satellite in its highly elliptical polar orbit. Liftoff from the launch site on Kodiak Island came at 11:49 a.m. EDT, and the satellite...

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