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TEXUS is a medium sized sounding rocket program organized by the German National Aeronautics and Space Research Center (DLR – Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt) and the Swedish Space Corporation (SSC) reaching an orbital hight of approximately 260 km and a total of 6 minutes of microgravity. TEXUS-49 took place on the European Space Range (Esrange Space Center) in Northern Sweden and was launched on 29th of March 2011 at 6.01 UTC.
On board of TEXUS-49 we investigated the effect of weightlessness on receptor composition and membrane-proximal signaling pathways of a human macrophageal cell line and of primary human hematopoietic precursor cells (HPCs) employing our BIM-2 module. BIM-2 consists of…
To learn about the results found during TEXUS-49, please have a look at this publication: