Launch of Record-Breaking 29 Satellites on Minotaur I Rocket from Virginia

A record breaking 29 satellites took a ride on an American Minotaur I rocket today from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The rocket launched from Launch Pad 0B at 01:15 UTC on a flight that lasted just over 22 minutes. The main payload onboard is the United States Air Force’s ORS-3 satellite, the other payloads are 28 tiny CubeSats – built by students from schools around the US.

Source: NASA Television

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