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IRIS (Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph):
Date: June 26th/27th, 2013
Launch Vehicle: Orbital's Pegasus XL
Launch Site: Vandenburg Air Force Base, CA
Launch Time: 0227 GMT on 27th (10:27 p.m. EDT; 7:27 p.m. PDT on 26th)
IRIS Mission Description: : IRIS is designed to provide significant new information to increase our understanding of energy transport into the corona and solar wind and provide an archetype for all stellar atmospheres.