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Aether: Roll-out of our First Actively-Stabilised Supersonic Rocket!

On the 6th of March 2017, the Aether team met the public eye as their blood, sweat and tears invested in their actively stabilised supersonic rocket is presented by Nick van den Dungen. The event itself took place at the Aula on TU Delft campus grounds. The attendees ranged from investors, to interested members within […]

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Project Aether kickoff: The launch site is set!

After the launch of Stratos II+, several members of DARE were looking into the possibility of designing and building a rocket that could be used as a technology demonstrator for future project Stratos missions. The project was created and called project Aether. With the holidays around the corner, the team behind the project is working […]

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GBS Workshop “Design for Manufacturing”

On Friday 2nd December 2016, a group of 14 enthusiastic DARE engineers went to Gearbox Services International (GBS), to take a workshop in “Designing for Manufacturing”. GBS, a company specialized in fixing gearboxes for multiple maritime and industrial machines, helped the Stratos II+ project with the manufacturing of the parachute clamp-band-system. For project Aether, GBS […]

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Aether Launch Campaign Update

Delft Aerospace Rocket Engineering (DARE) aims to launch Project Aether, a technology demonstrator for future DARE spaceflight featuring active aerodynamic stabilization and high-speed parachute deployment, in the first half of 2017. Since the deadline is only a few months away, the Aether launch campaign department started its work on non-technical related tasks, such as logistics, […]

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