As we enter the Great Panic of 2012, there are a couple of well written and thought out pieces popping up. This is one of them, and well worth your time
- Sounding Rocket Launches to Study Auroras
A NASA Black Brant IX sounding rocket soars skyward into an aurora over Alaska following a 5:13 a.m. EST, Feb. 22, 2017 launch from the Poker Flat Research Range in Alaska. The rocket carried an Ionospheric Structuring: In Situ and Groundbased Low Altitude StudieS (ISINGLASS) instrumented payload examining the structure of an aurora.