After the cancelled launch of REXUS15 due to a problem with the umbilical, and a failed Communication Check for our experiment yesterday evening, we had a launch opportunity for the REXUS16 today and a lift-off at about 13:00 local time!
Articles for May 2014
First Days in Kiruna
On Monday morning all of our six team members got out of bed and knew: the most exciting part of the REXUS program is coming! We traveled from Würzburg to Frankfurt where we checked in at the airport, which was quite adventurous since Matthias had his 600mm lens, that looks like an over dimensioned gun, in his baggage (see the pictures!), so he had a lot of fun with the security guys… But finally we got onto the plane to Stockholm.