NASA engineers have started on rockets Pegasus XL, which took into space telescope IRIS, designed to study the sun, according to U.S. media. The launch was held in the state of California, according to the news.
The project cost $ 182 million mission of IRIS will last two years.
The observations from the telescope is expected to enable new information on solar flares and solar wind. Furthermore, IRIS makes pictures solar surface.
According to NASA engineers in the near future they will begin testing IRIS, and in a month he will be fully ready to go.