The REXUS/BEXUS programme is realized 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). General information.
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.
REXUS and BEXUS are launched from SSC, Esrange Space Center in northern Sweden.
|Launch site||Esrange Space Center|
|Launch date||REXUS 17 launched on March 17 at 09.15 UTC|
|Rocket type||Improved Orion rocket|
|Nominal diameter||356 mm|
|Burning time 1st stage||26 s|
|Max acceleration||21 g|
|Flight time to apogee||~152s|
|REXUS 17 (TBD)|
|REXUS 18 (TBD)|
Alexander Kinniard, EuroLaunch (SSC), email@example.com