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ORS 1

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2011-029A

Description

ORS 1 was launched from Wallops Island on 30 June 2011 at 03:09 UT by a Minotaur rocket. ORS 1 is the first spacecraft to be launched as part of the Operationally Responsive Space program. ORS 1 is designed to provide tactical reconnaissance to forces in the field.

Alternate Names

  • 37728
  • ORS1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2011-06-30
Launch Vehicle: Minotaur 1
Launch Site: Wallops Island, United States

Funding Agency

  • US Air Force Research Laboratory (United States)

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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

 
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