Cosmic Infrared Background ExpeRiment (CIBER)

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Mission Name: Cosmic Infrared Background ExpeRiment (CIBER)

Purpose: To study when the first stars and galaxies formed in the universe and how brightly they burned their nuclear fuel

Rocket Type: Talos-Taurus-Brant Nihka Black Brant XII

Location: Wallops Range

Launcher: Pad 1 - 50K Launcher

Date of Test: 6/5/2013

Time: 2300 EST

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