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Minotaur-C rocket successfully launches from Vandenberg AFB on Halloween

The ATK Minotaur-C rocket successfully launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 2:37 p.m. Tuesday.

The rocket was carrying 10 small satellites owned by Planet.

“This launch was an incredible achievement for Team Vandenberg, Orbital ATK, and our other launch
partners,” said Col. Greg Wood, 30th Space Wing vice commander. “This Minotaur-C launch marked the first at Vandenberg in six years and I am very proud of the teamwork that led to this successful launch. The hard work and dedication of everyone involved continues to ensure our nation’s access to space.”

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