How to apply

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Programme schedule

On 17th June 2019, the 13th cycle of REXUS/BEXUS activities began. Each cycle begins with a Call for Proposals, followed by a condensed space project life cycle, including typical design phases and reviews, culminating in the launch of the experiments and publication of the final reports.

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What to Expect

If your proposal is selected to fly on REXUS or BEXUS, you will be guided through several stages.

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Getting started

The REXUS/BEXUS programme is targeted towards university students in the fields of natural sciences and engineering, who have a good idea for a rocket or balloon experiment. Participants will experience the full project lifecycle of their experiment, from design and development, to building and testing, to operation and data analysis.

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REXUS – Rocket EXperiments for University Students – is an annual sounding rocket programme.


BEXUS – Balloon EXperiments for University Students – is an annual stratospheric research balloon programme.