What is SQUID?

What is SQUID?

SQUID, or Spinning QUad Ionospheric Deployer, is a student project aiming to develop a rocket probe and to prove the functionality through a rocket launch. The probe is supposed to in the future be a part of a larger platform, involving multiple payloads, measuring electromagnetic fields in the earths Ionosphere. The project is a part of the REXUS programme, which is a cooperation between Swedish national space board, the german counterpart DLR and the European space agency, allowing student experiments to be launched with sounding rockets from ESRANGE in Kiruna.

For more info, see the projects main homepage: http://www.squid-kth.se

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