The launch of Stratos II+ is currently planned on the 13th of October

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We offer projects for you to participate whether you're a first-year bachelor student or last year master student.

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As Europe’s most successful university student rocket society, Delft Aerospace Rocket Engineering preforms spaceflight research and development on all fronts- from liquids, solid and hybrid engines to electronics and actively controlled rockets.

DARE is ambitiously pursuing the aim of becoming the first European amateur rocket society in space by reaching the Karman line at 100km. We are already trying to reach halfway at 50 kilometers with the hybrid powered Stratos II rocket. We still hold the European amateur record with Stratos I that reached 12.3 kilometers in 2009. Planning on Stratos III has already begun.

We are a group run within Delft University of Technology consisting entirely of Bachelor and Master students. The majority come from the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, but we have representation of almost all faculties within the University.

  • Working on the Stratos II Nosecone
  • The Stratos II propulsion test crew on site.
  • The lower tank bulkhead for Stratos II being test including feed and flight termination system.
  • Stratos I -Reached 12.3 km in Kiruna, Sweden in 2009.
  • Tension rising during the countdown for the first CanSat V7 launch.
  • Showing our activities at the ESTEC Open Day
  • View at the Mission Control Center

For membership matters, including changing or terminating your membership as well as address and contact detail changes, please send the secretary an email at If you want to join DARE, please take a look at the joining page.