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Welcome to RaPTeX

RaPTeX – Radiologic Particle Telescope eXperiment!
We are a team consisting of 13 students from UiT – The Arctic University of Norway, who is designing a payload that is going to be sent up in a rocket in march 2021 on the REXUS/BEXUS programme!

The RaPTeX team is participating in the REXUS 29/30 project of the REXUS/BEXUS programme. The RaPTeX experiment will fly on REXUS 29.

The REXUS/BEXUS programme is realized under a bilateral Agency Agreement between the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the Swedish National Space Agency (SNSA). The Swedish share of the payload has been made available to students from other European countries through the collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA). Experts from DLR, SSC, ZARM and ESA provide technical support to the student teams throughout the project. EuroLaunch, the cooperation between the Esrange Space Center of SSC and the Mobile Rocket Base (MORABA) of DLR, is responsible for the campaign management and operations of the launch vehicles.

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Update from Scientific

When the COVID-19 outbreak reached us in northern Norway 12th of March 2020 the scientific team ended up encountered a whole lot of difficulties. For example, we have not yet completed our pre-flight simulations due to a damaged motherboard. Although we have been able to gather all the parameter data needed, we do not haveFortsett å lese «Update from Scientific»

Update from the software team

Since the virus came and the school closed the software team have been working day and night to make sure things progressed smoothly. During this time, they really have accomplished a lot! Configuring ADC, making the data buffers, configuring various ports for communication between various parts of the project, you name it! While most peopleFortsett å lese «Update from the software team»

Update from the electronic team

Since the corona outbreak there has been a change in leadership for the electronics team, where Elisabeth became the new team leader for the electronics. Since then there have been made mayor changes to the electrical design. During the summer they have focused on following the feedback form the critical design review and finishing theFortsett å lese «Update from the electronic team»

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