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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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The heart of all tests – our cRIO

It is the heart of every single test, actuation or launch within DARE. Our compact RIO. This device, which was sponsored to us by National Instruments, helps us to control, check and measure everything that we need to know from the system at hand; And it is in need of an upgrade. The minor of […]

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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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Paris air show 2017

Last week a group of 8 DARE members attended the 52nd edition of the Paris airshow. This was the first time a large group went to such an event. We arrived early on Thursday morning since we were invited by Dassault Systèmes for a visit at their chalet.

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Small Rocket Project – the conclusion

It’s been a few months since I did my last post, and a lot has happened since then regarding the Small Rocket Project (SRP). Most importantly: We launched our rocket! Last week we worked through a few nights to get the rocket finished just in time. We travelled together to ASK ‘t Harde where we […]

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