Launch of Minotaur-C Rocket on Return to Flight Mission with 6x SkySat Satellites


Orbital ATK have launched the return to flight mission of the Minotaur C rocket tonight, also known previously as the Taurus XL rocket. The Minotaur C lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base’s  Space Launch Complex 576E at 21:37 UTC, October 31st 2017. The rockets first flight since 2011 placed 6 SkySat Earth imaging satellites into orbit for Planet’s subsidiary Terra Bella.

Source: NASA Television



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