NASA Black Brant XI Sounding Rocket (image) Naval Research Laboratory Share Print E-Mail Caption Launch of the Charged Aerosol Release Experiment (CARE II) from Andoya Space Center in Norway, Sept., 16, at 19:06 GMT. Debris of polystyrene thermal cover of payloads rains particles on the launch pad. The rocket carried the radio beacon, chemical release, and instrument payloads to an apogee of 280 kilometers (km) for a dust release on the down leg at 266 km altitude. Credit (NASA/Wallops Flight Facility) Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.