The second satellite -- the Cosmic Hot Interstellar Plasma Spectrometer Satellite (CHIPSat) -- will study very hot, very low-density gas in the vast spaces between the stars, known as the Interstellar Medium, to look for clues about the formation and evolution of galaxies.
What does CHIPSat stand for?
CHIPSat stands for Cosmic Hot Interstellar Plasma Spectrometer (NASA)
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SpaceDev (OTCBB: SPDV) announced the second anniversary of the Cosmic Hot Interstellar Plasma Spectrometer (CHIPS) microsatellite on January 12, 2005.
SpaceDev (BULLETIN BOARD: SPDV) today announced the successful launch of the Cosmic Hot Interstellar Plasma Spectrometer (CHIPS) microsatellite designed and built by SpaceDev for the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) under a NASA-funded contract.