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).
Half of the payload is reserved for German students, while the Swedish half has been made available to students from other European countries through a collaboration with ESA Education. REXUS is considered as an annual sounding rocket program, launched from Esrange Space Center, Sweden.
||Esrange Space Center
||February 22, 2011 at 12:56UT (13:56 local time)
||Improved Orion rocket
|Burning time 1st stage
|Flight time to apogee
DLR sponsored experiments:
- REMOS (University of Stuttgart, Germany): REcession MOnitoring System.
- EXPLORE (University of Stuttgart, Germany): EXPeriment for Liquid On-orbit Refueling.
ESA/SNSB sponsored experiments:
- SPONGE (University of Padova & University of Padua, Italy): Sounding rocket Propellant OrieNtation microGravity Experiment - determining the propellant retention capabilities of the sponges used in rocket tanks.
- Telescobe (Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland): Demonstration of a new telescopic boom system.
Olle Persson, EuroLaunch (SSC), firstname.lastname@example.org
Andreas Stamminger, EuroLaunch (DLR), email@example.com
ESAs website for REXUS and BEXUS