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NuSTAR shipped to Vandenberg AFB

Submit on Wednesday, January 25th, 2012 22:57

NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR, shipped to Vandenberg Air Force Base, on 24 January to be mated to its Pegasus launch vehicle. The observatory will detect X-rays from objects ranging from our Ssun to giant black holes billions of light-years away. It is scheduled to launch 14 March from an aircraft operating out of Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands.

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