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The space agency will launch a Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket from the Wallops Flight Facility on the Delmarva Peninsula that will deploy colorful vapor tracers.
Working in the New Mexico desert, the scientists launched a sounding rocket called FOXSI containing seven telescopes on a 15-minute trip into space to observe the sun (shown above in x-ray light).
The sounding rocket program fills the gap between regions of the atmosphere that are too low for satellites to sample but too high for conventional aircraft to reach.
In January, German researchers produced an exotic state of matter known as a Bose-Einstein condensate by launching cold atoms on a sounding rocket from Sweden.
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