Author Archives: Morteza Haghayegh

Technical Blog: Cosmic Radiation Field Measurement Payload

The Hungarian Institute for Energy Research (EK) is providing a small radiation measurement system to measure radiation levels in the higher layers of the atmosphere. The cosmic radiation field is not well known up to the altitude of the lower orbiting spacecrafts. Since the frequency of manned space flights is increasing faster nowadays than before […]

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Launch Campaign Stratos II Day 7

Last night has been a very stressful night for the engineers of Stratos II. The capsule team stayed up until 4:00 in the morning to perform final integration of the electronics inside the capsule section. Luckily the other engineers who did have a good night sleep made a delicious breakfast to start the day well. […]

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Launch Campaign Stratos II Day 6

With only one day left until the launch, today was supposed to be a very stressful day. After a tasty breakfast with bacon and eggs, the team started very early this morning to get all the subsystems ready for integration into the rocket. However, at about 10:00 (CEST) the management of the Stratos II project decided to have […]

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Launch Campaign Stratos II Day 1

Thursday 25th of September, after the arrival of the second group at the launch site INTA, the first day of the launch campaign activities started! The day was started of with inspecting the rocket and the components that were shipped to the launch site. The crates provided by Holland Packing have been emptied and the […]

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