SPIDER/LEEWAVES launched from Esrange Space Center RSS

04 Feb 2016

SPIDER / LEEWAVES was launched from Esrange Space Center on February 2 at 21:09 UTC (22:09 LT).

The rocket flew through a beautiful Northern light reaching an apogee of 138 km. The main payload landed safely under parachute, 82 km downrange.

The main payload and ten free flying units were successfully recovery by helicopter on February 3.

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