Pegasus is Go for Sun Satellite Mission - NBC Southern California

    Rocket Launches From Aircraft Off CA Coast

    A Pegasus rocket is dropped from an aircraft off the Southern California coast, carrying a sun-observing satellite into space. The IRIS satellite will provide imagery that might help scientists better understand what goes on between the sun's surface at its extremely hot outer atmosphere. (Published Friday, Jun 28, 2013) A Pegasus rocket is dropped from an aircraft off the Southern California coast, carrying a sun-observing satellite into space. See More