Author Archives: Weronika Dziarnowska

Stratos III Recovery System

Touch down! After the ascent phase, the Stratos III nose cone will have to be recovered. The recovery is important as flight data and payloads are stored in the nosecone. Without a successful recovery, it could be difficult to validate the record. In some previous updates we have shown several parachutes and multiple parachute deployment […]

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How to order a PCB board

Recently we finished the design of the Recovery Printed Circuit Board and, after many reviews and small changes, it was finally ordered. At a Tuesday evening Electronics meeting we said “let’s order it tonight”, expecting it to take maybe an hour max. We still had to run some design rule checks, that’s when Altium checks […]

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Electronics at DARE by Jun – Part II

Designing an electrical-mechanical interface In my previous blogpost I briefly touched upon the electronics that are in the works for our next flagship rocket Stratos III. Stratos III will feature multiple electronic systems made by the electronics department, but of course oftentimes multiple departments work together to design, realize and test a subsystem. So aside […]

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New Electronics Team Member

Engineering is about inspiration, problem solving and building great things. Hi, my name is Amitabh Yadav. I started my masters study in Computer Engineering in September 2017 and I am an electronics engineer at DARE since November 2017. Joining DARE was an utmost agenda for me as soon as I came to Delft. This is […]

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Electronics at DARE by Jun – Part I

My name is Jun and I recently finished my BSc in Electrical Engineering. I joined project Stratos doing Electronics full-time this academic year and in these blogs, I will be writing about my activities in the Electronics department. During my third year I took the Spaceflight minor; this minor really sparked my interest for the […]

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Experience in the Stratos III Team

Hi everyone! My name is Dilan Gecmen and I am a second year master student Applied Mathematics. Besides my studies, I am the Operations Manager at Project Stratos III. Next to being the Operations Manager, I am also a simulations engineer. I will tell you a bit about the history of Stratos to give you […]

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Stratos III on a trip to Germany

Last week we went to Germany with a group of 7 Stratos III members to visit our previous team manager Felix, meet up with another student rocketry team Warr and visit our sponsors MT Aerospace and Winkelmann. Breakdance battle   After an early morning of driving, we first arrived at the Sinsheim Museum on our […]

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Flight Computer – Update

Back again with another blog from the electronics corner! The last post can be read by clicking here. Over the course of the past period, I have been working on a variety of projects. After SRP, I joined the electronics team where I am now mainly focussing on the Stratos III project.  Flight computer progress […]

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