The OSP (Orbital Suborbital Program) launch vehicles consits of components of retired Minuteman-2 missiles combined with new fabricated parts to create a low cost launch vehicle for modest orbital missions and sub orbital target delivery. Common for all versions are the M-55 and SR-19 first and second stages taken from the Minuteman-2. The Minotaur-2+ features also a SR-73-AJ/TC-1 third stage of the Minuteman-3.
|Version||Stage 1||Stage 2||Stage 3|
|Minotaur-2+||M-55E1||SR-19-AJ-1||SR-73-AJ-1 or SR-73-TC-1|
Nr TypeNr Vehicle Serial Date LS Payload
861 1 Minotaur-2+ TLV-7 23.08.2007 Va LF-06 * NFIRE 2A Target 865 2 Minotaur-2+ TLV-8 24.09.2008 Va LF-06 * NFIRE 2B Target Launch sites: Va = Vandenberg AFB, California, USA * = suborbital