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An carrier aircraft flies over the Pacific Ocean off the California coast on a mission to launch NASA's IRIS spacecraft into orbit.

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An Orbital Sciences L-1011 carrier aircraft flies over the Pacific Ocean off the California coast on a mission to launch NASA's IRIS spacecraft into low-Earth orbit. IRIS, short for Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph, was launched aboard an Orbital Sciences Pegasus XL rocket released from the bottom of the L-1011.Photo credit: NASA/Lori Losey

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  • Title: An carrier aircraft flies over the Pacific Ocean off the California coast on a mission to launch NASA's IRIS spacecraft into orbit.
  • Location: Vandenberg AFB, CA
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
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