BEXUS 22 /23 RSS

Balloon-borne EXperiment for University Students

The REXUS/BEXUS programme is realised under a bilateral Agency Agreement between the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the Swedish National Space Board (SNSB). The Swedish share of the payload has been made available to students from other European countries through a collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA).

EuroLaunch, a cooperation between the Esrange Space Center of SSC and the Mobile Rocket Base (MORABA) of DLR, is responsible for the campaign management and operations of the launch vehicles. Experts from ESA, SSC and DLR provide technical support to the student teams throughout the project.

General Information

Launch site Esrange Space Center
Launch date October
Customer Student programme


Experiment description
 BEXUS 22 Payload
LOTUS-D  Laser Optical Transmission experiment of University Students – DATA
- Technical University of Dresden, Germany
BuLMA 2015 Balloon micro Lifeform-and-Meteorite Assembler
- Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
TPD-3 Vanguard TPD-3 Vanguard (Technology Demonstrator Platform 3 “Vanguard”
- Technical University Munich, Germany
 STRATONAV STRATOspherical NAVigation experiment
- La Sapienza, University of Rome, Italy
BEXUS 23 Payload
ACORDE Altitude COsmic Ray DEtector
- University of the Basque Country, Spain
PREDATOR PREssure Difference dependency on Altitude verificaTOR
- Czech Technical University, Czech Republic
OSCAR Optical Sensors based on Carbon nanomaterials
- Hasselt University , Belgium
 SIGNON SIGNals of Opportunity for Navigation
- University of Porto, Portugal

Read more aboute the experiment on: BEXUS- 22/23

Contact persons:

Stefan Krämer, Eurolaunch (SSC) 
Alexander Kinnaird, (ESA Education)
Simon Mawn, (ZARM-FAB) 
Kristine Dannenberg, (SNSB 
Read More: REXUS/BEXUS Website 
  Esa's website for REXUS BEXUS







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