Rocket Launch Today!

Viewing map for November 19th launch of Minotaur I/ORS-3 rocket. Credit: Map provided by Orbital Sciences.

Minotaur I/ORS-3

The launch of a Minotaur I rocket for the U.S. Air Force ORS-3 mission is scheduled to occur on November 19, 2013, with a planned launch window from 7:30 – 9:15 pm EST. The launch, from ignition to delivery of the satellites in orbit, will take a little less than twelve-and-a-half minutes, with a targeted 500 km circular orbit at an inclination of 40.5 degrees.

For all the details, go to the Orbital Sciences website.