Second PMWE Launch Successful

The second, and final, vehicle in this years PMWE campaign has been launched.

ASC and DLR MORABA launched the second and final vehicle in this years PMWE-campaign. The payload separated from the motor and reached an altitude of about 125 km while flying through atmosphere layers containing polar mesospheric winter echoes.

At the time of writing, the payload recovery process was in progress.

Principal investigator for the PMWE campaign is Dr Boris Strelnikov from the Leibniz-Institute of Atmospheric Physics, IAP.

UPDATE: The payload recovery was successful.