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CIBER Mission Launched
03.22.12
 
Black Brant IX Sounding Rocket

The Cosmic Infrared Background ExpeRiment (CIBER) mission was successfully launched from the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico on Marrch 22, 2012 at 3 a.m. MDT. CIBER, an optical astrophysics payload for the California Institute of Technology, was flown on a NASA two-stage Black Brant IX suborbital sounding rocket (like the rocket pictured).