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Offline Lewis007

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Re: The suborbital thread!
« Reply #1600 on: 03/03/2017 08:45 AM »
Three Black Brant 9 rockets were launched from Poker Flat on March 1: ISINGLASS-2 (36.304 UE) plus two others to study Neutral Jets associated with Auroral Arcs (36.301 and 36.306 GE; PI: Robert Pfaff).

For more info; see
https://www.nasa.gov/feature/wallops/2017/three-rockets-launched-within-hours-explore-auroras-over-alaska
https://sites.wff.nasa.gov/code810/news/story204_Lynch_36.303.html
https://sites.wff.nasa.gov/code810/news/story203_Pfaff_36.301_306.html

For pics of the preps of the Pfaff mission, see:
https://sites.wff.nasa.gov/code810/news/story203_Pfaff_36.301_306.html



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Re: The suborbital thread!
« Reply #1601 on: 03/21/2017 07:46 AM »
The Rexus-21 and -22 rockets with student experiments onboard were launched from Kiruna on March 15 and 16, respectively.
See: http://www.sscspace.com/news-activities/all-news-archives/2017/student-rockets-successfully-launched
More info (in German): http://www.dlr.de/dlr/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-10081/151_read-21754/#/gallery/26569
Video of Rexus-21 launch:


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Re: The suborbital thread!
« Reply #1602 on: 03/21/2017 08:25 AM »
Here is REXUS 22

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