OrbView-4/QuikTOMS Tarus Launch from Vandenberg AFB


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Tarus with OrbView-4/QuikTOMS launched 9/21/2001 from VAFB at 11:49 a.m. PDT (6:56 GMT)






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On Friday, September 21, 2001, NASA's QuikTOMS ozone monitoring satellite, Orbital Imaging Corporation's OrbView-4 Imaging satellite and a Celesis Corp's capsule was launched via an Orbital Sciences corporation's Tarus Rocket. The Tarus rocket failed to achieve orbit.

  • Quiktoms Home Page (GSFC)
  • Orbital Image Corporation Homepage)
  • NASA TV Coverage (G2 320x240 20/34/45Kb) (5.0 20Kb) (Schedule)
    The RealPlayer is available free of charge from: Progressive Networks.


  • Cape Canaveral Air Station Launch Information
  • Integrated Launch Forecast
  • Shuttle Countdown Home Page
  • Kennedy Space Center Home page


    Provided By: Spaceport Engineering and Technology Telescience LAB
    Last Revised: September 22, 2001 11:11 am EDT (J. Dumoulin)

    A service of NASA/Kennedy Space Center ELV Program Office, Steve Francois, Director