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Pegasus Fairing Removed 3
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Pegasus Fairing Removed 3

July 3, 2012
NuSTAR spacecraft is in view following the removal of half of the Pegasus payload fairing 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