The SDO EVE suborbital calibration rocket, designated NASA 36.275, was launched on March 23, 2011 and was a complete success. All instruments needed to transfer the calibration to EVE observed the sun properly. This is the second of fix planned rocket calibrations that are needed to maintain the accuracy of the EVE instrument.
Launch Video – Ground View
Launch Video – Aft Camera
Launch Video – Forward Camera
Launch Video – Recovery, Landing, Helicopter Loading
Rocket Launch Simulation Video (courtesy of Chris Jeppesen)
NASA – Riding on a Sounding Rocket