Sounding Rocket Mission to Observe Star-Forming Galaxy M33 a Success

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JHU experimenters Brian Welch, Anna Carter, Russ Pelton, and Stephan McCandliss are pictured here before their launch of NASA/JHU sounding rocket 36.352 UG from White Sands Missile Range on October 27.  The mission is to observe far-UV emissions from the star-forming galaxy M33 for the purpose of understanding how metals created in clusters of hot stars in the galaxy are ejected into the circumgalactic medium; check out the article about the mission on NASA.gov.