Sounding Rocket Launches CHESS Mission to Study the Matter Between Stars

The Colorado High-resolution Echelle Stellar Spectrograph, or CHESS 4, was successfully launched on a NASA Black Brant IX sounding rocket at 12:47 p.m. EDT, April 16 (4:47 a.m. local, April 17) from the Kwajalein Atoll in The Republic of the Marshall Islands.

from NASA Image of the Day https://ift.tt/2HG8gkj

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