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BEXUS 8: stratospheric balloon experiment launched successfully by Rostock University students

16 Oct 2009, 08:39 UTC
BEXUS 8: stratospheric balloon experiment launched successfully by Rostock University students

At 14:00 on Saturday, 10 October, the BEXUS 8 research balloon was launched from the Esrange European rocket and balloon launch site near the Swedish town of Kiruna. Its gondola contained experimental equipment assembled by students at the University of Rostock for the measurement of atmospheric turbulence.

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