Timelapse of NuSTAR Mated to L-1011 Tristar Aircraft

NASA’s next Spacecraft to launch, NuSTAR, was mated to the underside of the L-1011 Tristar Aircraft today, June 2nd 2012, at Vandenberg Air Force Base.

The spacecraft on the Pegasus rocket will be dropped from 39,000 feet before igniting it’s solid propellent first stage. Launch is set for no earlier than June 13th 2012 at 15:30 UTC.

Source: NASA Television

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