Category Archives: Stratos II electronics

Upcoming hardware tests for Stratos II+ in cooperation with TNO

With the redesign work of Stratos II+ nearly finished, the propulsion and capsule teams are working hard to prepare two upcoming test campaigns. Both teams will conduct their test at the facilities of TNO, the leading Dutch organization in the field of applied physics research. The capsule team will start the test phase with vibration […]

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Stratos II Actuation Test

On Sunday the 7th of September the Stratos II launch crew conducted a test of the entire actuation system of the Stratos II rocket. This ran through the important systems demonstrating that it can handle the oxidizer as expected.  The test involved filling the rocket with the same equipment as it will be in Spain, and rehearsing and optimising […]

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Dress Rehearsal Stratos II Launch

The dress rehearsal of the Stratos II launch took place on the 28th and 29th of August 2014 inside the Dreamhal Building of the TU Delft. During the rehearsal the electronics team, capsule team and the propulsion team assembled their systems. Moreover, the launch tower set-up and the mounting of the rocket were rehearsed and […]

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Stratos II Main Electronics Stack

Electronics Team One of the sub-teams within the Stratos II project is the electronics team. In the picture below you can see the most advanced device ever developed and built by the DARE electronics team, the Stratos II main electronics stack. This is what years of experience handed down by multiple members and new developments have lead […]

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National Instruments workshop

Last Tuesday a workshop on radio transmission and receiving took place, jointly organized by DARE and National Instruments. The workshop took place in the Korolev lab in the EWI building of the TU Delft.   National Instruments is a worldwide leading company on the area of data acquisition and mechatronics. Measurement equipment developed by them […]

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