Interstellar Hydrogen Shadow Observed For The First Time - The Cassinni Spacecraft bound for Jupiter has made measurements of particles from interstellar space.
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CHIPS is launched at 4:45pm PST! We have had a number of passes over all three ground stations since separation. The spacecraft is alive and well, and we are proceeding with spacecraft commissioning. Congrats to Manfred Bester and the Berkeley Ground Station crew for acquiring the spacecraft 12 minutes after separation!