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Pegasus Fairing Removed
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Pegasus Fairing Removed

July 3, 2012
Preparations are under way to remove the Pegasus payload fairing from around NASA’s NuSTAR spacecraft in Orbital Sciences’ hangar on Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Access to the spacecraft is needed for compatibility testing to verify communication with a tracking station in Hawaii. Image credit: NASA/Randy Beaudoin, VAFB