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Lockheed TriStar launches Pegasus with Space Technology 5
Orbital's Stargazer launches Pegasus carrying the three Space Technology 5 satellites in the skies of California, 2006

Air launch to orbit is the method of launching rockets. An airplane carries the rocket which would then be launched to carry satellites to low Earth orbit.

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