SBD (Special Bus Design) was a space demonstration of an improved MicroStar bus. It was to remain on the last stage of the launch vehicle.
SBD was lost in a launch vehicle failure.
|Type / Application:||Technology|
|Operator:||Orbital Sciences Corporation (OSC)|
|Contractors:||Orbital Sciences Corporation (OSC)|
|Orbit:||800 km SSO|
|SBD||21.09.2001||Va 576E||F||Taurus-2110||with OrbView 4, QuikTOMS, Celestis 05|