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REXUS 7 and 8 student research rockets launched successfully
On Thursday, 4 March 2010 at 11:15 CET, the research rocket Rexus 8 (Rocket EXperiment for University Students), a joint project of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the Swedish Space Corporation (SSC), launched from SSC’s Esrange Space Center near Kiruna, in Sweden. Students from the Technical Universities of Berlin and Munich, and from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm used the flight to conduct satellite communication experiments and also tested a newly-developed descent probe.
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Last update: 11/03/2010 14:30:39