Cosmic Infrared Background ExpeRiment

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General Informations
Organization NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory/Caltech
Mission Type Sounding rocket
Launch 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013
Wavelength Infrared
Website CIBER Home Page

The Cosmic Infrared Background ExpeRiment (CIBER) was a payload flown aboard a Black Brant XII sounding rocket to collect data about cosmic infrared background. In 2014 results from CIBER indicated an excess of infrared light, beyond what is emitted by galaxies.[1]


  1. ^ Philips, Tony (2014-11-06). "NASA Rocket Redefines What Astronomers Think of as Galaxies".

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