Pegasus XL
Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS)

Pegasus XL | Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS)

Orbital Sciences Corporation launch of a Pegasus XL Rocket

Watch Launch Video 1   |   Video 2

Orbital Sciences Corporation was scheduled to launch a Pegasus XL rocket as part of the Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) mission. The launch window for the Heliophysics mission was on Thu, Jun 27th, 2013, 10:27 PM from Vandenberg Air Force Base. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Pegasus XL and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS)

The Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) is a NASA Small Explorer Mission to observe how solar material moves, gathers energy, and heats up as it travels through a little-understood region in the sun's lower atmosphere.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Vandenberg Air Force Base

Air launch to orbit

Rocket

Pegasus XL

Orbital ATK
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