Press Release

Orbital ATK is “GO” for Tonight’s Launch of Minotaur IV Rocket Carrying ORS-5

By SpaceRef Editor
August 25, 2017
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Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, today announced it is proceeding towards launch of the company’s Minotaur IV rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, tonight at approximately 11:15 p.m. EDT.  Live web coverage of tonight’s Minotaur launch will begin at 10:55 p.m. EDT and can be found at

The Minotaur IV will carry the U.S. Air Force’s Operationally Responsive Space-5 (ORS-5) spacecraft, which will monitor satellites and space debris to aid the U.S. military’s space situational awareness.
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SpaceRef staff editor.