LAUNCH CENTER

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Wed Jun 13 2012
Orbital Sciences Corporation

Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR)

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LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

June 13, 2012 at 12:00 PM EDT

(June 13, 2012 at 4:00 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

June 13, 2012 at 12:00 PM EDT

(June 13, 2012 at 4:00 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

June 13, 2012 at 12:00 PM EDT

(June 13, 2012 at 4:00 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Astrophysics
    • Designed to image high-energy X-ray radiation, the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) is tasked with surveying regions surrounding the center of own Milky Way Galaxy and performing deep observations of the extragalactic sky, studying black holes and supernovas.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Air launch to orbit

    Pad

    Kwajalein Atoll