The carrier plane, L-1011 'Stargazer,' that will give NASA's NuSTAR and its rocket a lift to their airborne launch site is seen here at sunrise on Kwajalein Atoll in the Pacific Ocean.

The carrier plane that will give NuSTAR and its rocket a lift to their airborne launch site is seen here at sunrise on Kwajalein Atoll in the Pacific Ocean (an atoll is a coral island with a central lagoon). NuSTAR and its Pegasus XL rocket are strapped to the bottom of the plane -- the L-1011 "Stargazer" -- from Orbital Sciences Corporation.

For more information, visit http://www.nasa.gov/nustar and http://www.nustar.caltech.edu/.

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