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Rocket: Pegasus XL
Payload: NuSTAR
Date: June 13, 1012
Window: 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. EDT
Site: L-1011, Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands.

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Video: Crew interview

Photos: Tour of L-1011

Photos: Takeoff for Kwajalein

Story: Rocket leaves Vandenberg

Story: NuSTAR arrives at VAFB

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L-1011 aircraft crew interview
SPACEFLIGHT NOW
Posted: June 12, 2012


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A day before the L-1011 carrier aircraft departed California's Vandenberg Air Force Base to ferry the Orbital Sciences air-launched Pegasus rocket and its NASA X-ray space telescope, NuSTAR, to the Kwajalein Atoll in the central Pacific, reporters got a tour of the jet. Here is an interview with pilot Bill Weaver, co-pilot Ebb Harris and flight engineer Bob Taylor from the cockpit.



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