Sounding Rocket Launches CHESS Mission to Stud…

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. (via NASA)