||We have a new launch date for CHIPS: January 11 2003. Boeing and KSC are pursuing an issue with the fairing release ordnance on our Delta-II.
||The Goddard Space Flight Center has a nice news blurb about CHIPS in an article at http://www.gsfc.nasa.gov/topstory/2002/1217chips.html .
||Only one month until the CHIPS launch! It will launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base on December 19th, 2002. See NASA's Integrated Launch Schedule for more information. Here is a picture of the Delta II rocket that will carry CHIPS into orbit. Here is a close-up of the CHIPS logo on its Delta II rocket.
|| Satellite To Study The Space In Space Nears Launch - This article about CHIPS appears in SpaceDaily.com
||CHIPS spacecraft was trucked from AFRL to the Astrotech
facilities at Vandenberg Air Force Base, near Lompoc, CA.
||CHIPS spacecraft begins thermal/vacuum environmental testing at AFRL. Here is a picture.
||CHIPS spacecraft begins vibration testing at AFRL. Here is a photo.
||CHIPS spacecraft was trucked from UC Berkeley to Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) at Kirtland Air Force Base, Albuquerque, NM.
|| Great Intergalactic Cobwebs- Astronomers using NASA's FUSE spacecraft have spotted vast clouds between galaxies that might permeate the early Universe like a tangled spider's web.
|| The Gas between the Stars- An Article by Ronald J.Reynolds appeared in January 2002 issue of Scientific American