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Testing Parachutes

Before a parachute can fly on one of our flagship missions it needs to be thoroughly tested. This blog dives into the testing that is done by the Parachute Research[…]

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Introducing the Parachute Research Group

The DARE parachute research group (PRG) was founded in February 2018 when the DARE and Stratosrecovery teams merged. The merger allowed for the resources to be better used and as[…]

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Successful Single Grain Icarus Tests

On the October DARE test day, the solid propulsion team had the first successful tests of the DXS (DARE eXperimental Solid) Icarus engine development. The DXS Icarus engine was designed[…]

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Aiming for Space 

With Stratos IV, our flagship project, we are designing, building and testing a sounding rocket which aims for space, carrying a scientific payload. 

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ROCKETS LAUNCHED

OUR JOURNEY TO SPACE

Supersonic Research

Aether, our medium-class launcher, reaches supersonic speeds at low altitudes. It features the largest solid motor ever developed by DARE, as well as an active stabilization mechanism to follow the optimal trajectory to succes!

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Research Areas