Student balloons BEXUS 26/27 successfully launched and recovered

BEXUS balloon

The second of the two student balloons, BEXUS 27, lifted off this morning at 06:42 UTC (08:42 local time) from Esrange Space Center. On October 17 at 05:44 UTC BEXUS 26 was launched.

Both flights were nominal. Payloads and balloons are recovered and are now at Esrange Space Center.

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