View Full Version : Pegasus Rocket Launches NASA SORCE Satellite

2005-Dec-06, 07:07 PM
SUMMARY: A Pegasus XL rocket successfully launched NASA's SORCE satellite on Saturday afternoon. The Pegasus was released from its Stargazer L-1011 carrier aircraft at an altitude of nearly 12,000 metres, and it then ignited and flew the satellite into orbit. SORCE contains five instruments designed to observe the Sun.

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