Our Experiment

The water cycle on Mars is not completely understood but it might be similar to the situation shown below.

Credits: Martin-Torres & Zorzano

The soil on Mars has been studied extensively and measurements indicate that certain salts known as perchlorate might be present in the soil on Mars and this i

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Our Team


The work with the SALACIA project begun during the summer of 2015 with the recruitment of interested students and gathering of ideas. A few months later the project had been decided and the proposal submitted to the Rexus/Bexus committee.

Based in the northern Swedish town of Kiruna we are group of dedicated team members who work on this project. You can read m

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The REXUS/BEXUS programme is realised under a bilateral Agency Agreement between the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the Swedish National Space Board (SNSB). The Swedish share of the payload has been made available to students from other European countries through a collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA).
REXUS/BEXUS thus gives students from universities across E

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The SALACIA project

The SALACIA project is a Rexus/Bexus project developed by students in Kiruna, Sweden. On this website you can find all the information about our project and follow our blog for updates

Our Experiment Information about our experiment

We propose to send perchlorates on a Rexus mission in order to examine how the salts behave during launch and in a low pressure atmosphere.Read More >

Rexus/BexusInformation about Rexus/Bexus

Rexus/Bexus gives students from universities across Europe the possibility to do scientific and technological research on rockets or balloons. Read More >

Our Team Information about the SALACIA team

We are 16 people working with the SALACIA project and we live and study in Kiruna in northern Sweden.Read More >

Space Engineering Meeting

Greetings! Today there was a gathering in Kiruna where Space Engineers from Luleå University of Technology gathered and discussed the programs and their opportunities. We in the SALACIA project were happy to help and talk about the REXUS/BEXUS program and what we are currently doing. A lot of positive response and several interested! On the […]

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Greetings world!

Hello! Welcome to the SALACIA project’s site. Here you can follow what we are doing and get updates to how our work progresses. If you want to contact us you can use the information that can be found at the bottom of the page. Take care!

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