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Pegasus launches from Vandeneberg
Stargazer, a modified L-1011 jumbo jet carrying the Pegasus XL rocket and NASA’s Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere, or AIM, spacecraft, takes-off from Vandenberg April 25. AIM is a two-year mission to study polar mesospheric clouds, explain why these clouds form, and discover what is causing them to appear more frequently and at lower latitudes. (Courtesy photo)

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