Rocket and
Balloon Activities

Here is where you’ll find information about our current and completed rocket and balloon missions at Esrange Space Center.

Rocket and balloon missions

Most of our launch missions are listed here

Mission type launch period launched
BEXUS 33 Stratospheric balloon 16 September - 30 September 2023 -
BEXUS 32 Stratospheric balloon 16 September - 30 September 2023 -
MAPHEUS-14, Sounding rocket 7 November - 22 November 2023 2 January 2024
MAIUS 2 Sounding rocket 12 October - 31 October 2023 2 January 2024
SERA 4 Sounding rocket 15 May - 4 June 2023 3 June 2023

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Videos

SubOrbital Express 3 launch 23 Nov 2022

00:13
SubOrbital Express onboard camera.

SubOrbital Express 3 - flight lookout

14:06
PoGO+

PoGO+ balloon launch

05:11
Rockets

Safety messages

Rocket impact area at Esrange

Rockets

Follow launches

Follow some of our launches live on our Youtube channel.

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Launching programme

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REXUS/BEXUS

Read more about the REXUS/BEXUS program.

SSC not only supports spacecraft launch operations, but services the launch vehicle as well, and sometimes both simultaneously.

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