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Code 810: Sounding Rocket Program Office

Code 810: Sounding Rockets Program Office

Code 810: Sounding Rockets Program Office

36.225 UG CHAKRABARTI/BOSTON UNIVERSITY10-8-2011

The Chakrabarti payload on the vibration table.36.225 UG Terrier-Black Brant  was launched from White Sands Missile Range, NM on October 8, 2011. The mission contains a newly designed and fabricated payload. The Planet Imaging Concept Test bed Using a Rocket Experiment  (PICTURE) will mature the technology needed to obtain the first direct image of a  Jupiter-like planet around a Sun-like star.  PICTURE will observe the debris disk around Epsilon Eridani (ε Eri b). The Principal Investigator is Dr. Supriya Chakrabarti/Boston University.

 

 

 

 

 

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