Taurion is a special low performing vehicle configuration for the development of the Sprint target vehicle
It consists of an improved Orion motor mounted inside of an empty Taurus (Honest John) motor case, which provides weight and drag required to get to the desired flight conditions. It uses the tactical Honest John fins for stabilization.
|Taurion||M112 in Honest John casing|
Nr TypeNr Vehicle Date LS Suc Payload
1 1 Taurion 17.12.2014 WS * NASA 12.082CR (Sprint 1) Planned: 2 2 Taurion xx.xx.201x WS * NASA 12.083CR (Sprint 2) 3 3 Taurion xx.xx.201x WS * NASA 12.084CR (Sprint 3) Launch sites: WS = White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, USA