Author Archives: Zyanya Rabilotta

The navigation of Stratos III

Project Stratos began as a way for students to break boundaries and eventually reach space. This July Stratos III will launch from Spain, having as a main objective to break the European amateur rocketry altitude record. Breaking this altitude record means that DARE will be a step closer to reaching space with a rocket designed […]

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The fifth wind tunnel campaign of DARE

On the 15th and 16th of March, the Parachute Research Group (PRG) of DARE performed its fifth wind tunnel test campaign. This wind tunnel campaign had two major test goals, which are the following: To accept the Stratos flight hardware To test reefing on cross parachutes The first goal was to determine if the new […]

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The fourth wind tunnel campaign

On the 18th and 19th of December, the DARE recovery team performed the fourth wind tunnel campaign. The experiments, performed in the Open Jet Facility in Delft, were done to test several new parachute designs and to validate the Stratos III recovery system. Besides our own designs we were visited by Mads Stenfatt from Copenhagen […]

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Experience in the Electronics team

Hey, My name in Daan Kolthof, I am a member of the electronics team within the dreamteam Delft Aerospace Rocket Engineering (DARE). Currently, I am studying the master Computer Science at the EWI faculty at the TU Delft. The reason I am also a member of the DARE is that, by being a DARE member, […]

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Act ground software

A few weeks ago, we, three third-year computer science students (Alexander Halfweeg, Tycho van Heems  and  Jael Lopez), joined the Advanced control team in DARE. We will be working on a new version of the ground software for actively stabilised rockets. The ground software needs a GUI and it also needs to be able to […]

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