On 5th and 6th December 2011 the Space Sailors had to master their first challenge: We had been invited to the REXUS selection workshop in Bonn. And now the EDOD experiment (Experimental Deployment Of a Dragsail) had to be chosen for the REXUS programme by a jury!
With this aim in mind our team travelled from Aachen to Bonn to the the DLR space agency early in the morning. The tension was high. Continue reading