Photos of the Day: Rocket Carries Cutting Edge X-Ray Imager
Thu, 02/07/2013 - 1:25pm
|This Black Brant IX rocket carried two instruments designed to study charge exchange, a physical phenomenon that occurs when the solar wind collides with Earth's exosphere and neutral gas in interplanetary space. Read the full story here.
Credit: Credit: NASA
|NASA scientists Michael Collier, David Sibeck, and Scott Porter teamed to develop and demonstrate the first wide-field X-ray camera for studying a poorly understood phenomenon called "charge exchange."
Credit: Credit: NASA/Chris Gunn