Orbital Sciences' Pegasus winged rocket booster ignites after being dropped from NASA's B-52 mothership on a July 1991 flight.
Above the rocket and below the B-52, a NASA chase plane for the flight is also visible.
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August 30, 2010 6:40 PM PDT
Photo by: NASA
| Caption by: CNET News staff
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