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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM Students from four UH community colleges conduct a stress test on an ultraviolet spectrometer that will be launched into space aboard a NASA rocket in August. Kalanikapu Copp, left, and Cale Mechler place the payload on a vibration table for an electrodynamic vibration system test, which it passed.
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM Windward Community College physics student Cale Mechler removes the protective material from inside the spectrometer housing for inspection after the test.
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM Students Deb Pei, left, and Madori Rumpungworn watch Copp and Mechler's test.