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The aircraft waits on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Fla. with its cargo the Pegasus XL attached underneath.

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The L-1011 aircraft waits on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., with its cargo, the Pegasus XL and Solar Radiation and Climate Experiment (SORCE), attached underneath. . The L-1011 will carry the Pegasus to the launch altitude of 39,000 feet over the Atlantic Ocean approximately 100 miles east-southeast of Cape Canaveral. SORCE, built by Orbital Sciences Corporation, will study and measure solar irradiance as a source of energy in the Earth's atmosphere. The launch of SORCE is scheduled for Jan. 25 at 3:14 p.m. from CCAFS.

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  • Title: The aircraft waits on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Fla. with its cargo the Pegasus XL attached underneath.
  • Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
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