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Space Technology 5 (ST5) Launch Animation
Image/animation above: The Pegasus rocket launches off of a L-1011 carrier aircraft. After the three rocket stages deploy, the three ST5 spacecraft are hurled into their orbits like Frisbees from the specially-built Pegasus Support Structure. Click on the link above for the animation or download high resolution (1 | 2 | 3) stills. Credit: NASA.