Detail View: NASA Kennedy Center Media Archive Collection: KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Multi-Purpose Processing Facility, a technician cleans NASA's Solar Radiation and Climate Experiment (SORCE) before its mating to the Pegasus XL Expendable Launch Vehicle. Built by Orbital Sciences Space Systems Group, SORCE will study and measure solar irradiance as a source of energy in the Earth's atmosphere. The launch of SORCE is scheduled for Jan. 25 at 3:14 p.m. from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Multi-Purpose Processing Facility, a technician cleans NASA's Solar Radiation and Climate Experiment (SORCE) before its mating to the Pegasus XL Expendable Launch Vehicle. Built by Orbital Sciences Space Systems Group, SORCE will study and measure solar irradiance as a source of energy in the Earth's atmosphere. The launch of SORCE is scheduled for Jan. 25 at 3:14 p.m. from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.
Release Date: 
01/05/2003
Photo Credit: 
NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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National Aeronautics and Space Administration John F. Kennedy Space Center Kennedy Space Center, Florida 32899
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Earth
facet_where: 
Florida
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01-05-2003
facet_when_year: 
2003
Photo Number: 
KSC-03PD-0023
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SPD-KSCMA-KSC-03PD-0023
original url: 
http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/detail.cfm?mediaid=17935