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2013-06-28 00:20:12

VANDENBERG AFB, Calif., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists will soon be able to observe the sun like never before, thanks to the successful launch of the Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) spacecraft and science instrument, designed and built by Lockheed Martin [NYSE:LMT] for NASA. The IRIS spacecraft was launched at 7:27 pm PDT. IRIS ground stations received telemetry and verified the health of the spacecraft at 8:25 pm PDT. The launch has long-term implications for...