The L-1011 ground track
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Posted: February 5, 2002

Pegasus
The L-1011 carrier jet takes off from Cape Canaveral and heads east. It then turns and flies through the drop box, which is highlighted by the red circle. The aircraft then turns to the northwest for a looping turn to head back for the drop box and launch of Pegasus. Photo: NOAA satellite imagery/NASA Weather TV
 

Pre-launch briefing
Launch timeline - Chart with the key events to occur during the launch.

HESSI - Facts and info on the NASA satellite being launched.

Pegasus - Overview of the air-launched Orbital Sciences rocket.


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