View from the REXUS 22 Rocket @ 80km altitude

Many thanks for this beautiful view. Many thanks to the our supervisors at ESRANGE: ESA – European Space Agency, SSC – Swedish Space Corporation, DLR – Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, ZARM – Zentrum für angewandte Raumfahrttechnologie und Mikrogravitation, MORABA – Mobile Raketenbasis and the student teams: – DIANE – UB-SPACE – SALACIA – …

Successful Rocket Launch at Esrange Space Center, Kiruna, Sweden

The REXUS 21/22 rocket launch campaign was successfully completed during the period of the 6th to 18th March 2017 at Esrange Space Center, Kiruna, Sweden. The two rockets REXUS 21 and 22 were successfully launched successively on the 15th and 16th of March, respectively. Our AtmoHIT experiment was onboard the REXUS 22 rocket and it …

Successful Integration Progress Review (IPR) for the AtmoHIT team

On Tuesday, the 6th of September, the Integration Progress Review of our AtmoHIT experiment was successfully passed at the Jülich Research Centre (Forschungszentrum Jülich). Three reviewers from ZARM (Center for Applied Space Technology and Microgravity) visited us and reviewed the current design status of our project. Overall, the review resulted in very positive feedback. First, …

New team member in our Group

We are very pleased to announce that Mr. Mihai Nica joined our AtmoHIT team for a three-month exchange program. Mihai is a bachelor student from Concordia University, Canada, and is major in Mechanical Engineering. He is financially supported by a DAAD Rise scholarship. His responsibilities include the mechanical and thermal analysis.        RISE stands for …

Tag der Neugier 2016 von Forschungzentrum Jülich

The 5th of June 2016 was the Day of the Open Door of the Research Centre Jülich, Germany (Tag der Neugier 2016). The research centre opened its doors and offered visitors a glimpse into the world of scientific research, such as supercomputers, electron microscopes, plants, proteins, molecules and atoms. Visitors of all age could explore …

Internal Critical Design Review (CDR) on the 28th and 29th of April

On the 28th and 29th of April, the internal Critical Design Review (CDR) of the AtmoHIT experiment took place at the University of Wuppertal. The review was divided into two days, so that the review group could go through all aspects of the design. The following topics were involved: optics, electronics, mechanics, software, thermal, experiment verification and …