Rocket Experiments

The rocket-borne instruments, which have been developed from vH&S, are analysing various aspects of the Mesosphere and upper earth atmosphere, particularly charging effects and small scale pressure fluctuations.

The instruments described below have been built for universities and institutes and have been flown on sounding rockets from Andøya in Norway, the Esrange in Kiruna, Sweden, Biscarosse in France and from Poker Flat Research Range in USA.

Rocket ExperimentsXUV CCD

High resolution XUV camera

Rocket ExperimentsECOMA

Meteoric dust grain analysis

Rocket ExperimentsCONE

Sounding rocket instrument



Rocket News


Rocket ExperimentsWADIS-2 with CONE-FM3 launched

March 2015: Within the atmospheric research campaign WADIS-2, a sounding rocket with two CONE-FM3 electronics built by vH&S has been successfully launched on 5.3.2015 2:44 am from the Andoya rocket range. Read More ›