NASA Logo, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NASA Space Science Data Coordinated Archive Header

Ballast B



Ballast A and Ballast B were both launched from Kodiak at 01:25 UT on 20 November 2010 by a Minotaur 4 rocket. The two are mass simulators used to test the Minotaur's ability to deploy multiple spacecraft into different orbits.

Alternate Names

  • 37231
  • BallastB

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2010-11-20
Launch Vehicle: Minotaur 4
Launch Site: Kodiak Launch Complex, United States

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (United States)


  • Engineering

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

[] NASA Logo -