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Taurus-3210 (Taurus-XL) / Minotaur-C-XL-3210

Taurus-3210 (ROCSAT 2)
[OSC]

The Taurus has been created by adding the stages of Pegasus (without wing and fins) to a Peacekeeper first stage or a Castor-120. It has been designed as a quick reaction launch vehicle, which can be launched from minimaly prepared places in a matter of a few days.

The coding of variants is as below:
1. digit = first stage (1 = TU-903; 2 = Castor-120, 3 = Castor-120 + XL upper stages)
2. digit = size of fairing (1 = small, 2 = large)
3. digit = type of Stage 4 (1 = Orion-38, 3 = Star-37FM)
4. digit = type of optional Stage 5 (0 = none)

→ complete list of all Taurus flights
→ complete list of all Peacekeeper / Castor-120 based rockets

Version Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4
Taurus-3210 (Taurus-XL) / Minotaur-C-3210 (Minotaur-C-XL) Castor-120 Orion-50SXLT Orion-50XLT Orion-38
Performance (kg) LEO LPEO SSO GTO GEO MolO IP
Taurus-3210 (Taurus-XL) / Minotaur-C-3210 (Minotaur-C-XL) 1275 880 - 295
No:      Type                          Date          LS              Payload

 7   1   Taurus-3210           T-7     20.05.2004    Va 576E         ROCSAT 2

 
planned:

10   2   Minotaur-C-XL-3210    x       xx.09.2017    Va 576E         SkySat 8 / SkySat 9 / SkySat 10 / SkySat 11 / SkySat 12 / SkySat 13 / COPPER 2 / CPOD A /
                                                                     CPOD B / MinXSS 2 / RANGE A / RANGE B


Launch sites:

Va  = Vandenberg AFB, California, USA USA/ 576E