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DARE To Dream

Today we added a column by Olga Motsyk titled DARE TO DREAM to the site. This column was previously published in the magazine Leonardo Times, a well respected magazine published by students of the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering at the TU Delft. In the column Olga greatly describes the long and hard road that lead […]

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Stratos on national television

Tuesday we were called by RTL4 editionNL if we could comment on the mysterious rocket launch for the coast of California. We told them that, although it looked like a rocket launch it probably was  just condense trail from a plane . A few hours after the interview was shown on television, the pentagon stated […]

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Stratos on Hoe?Zo!

In October DARE was contacted by a Dutch national radio show on Radio5. In their item ‘Chain Question’, persons from the scientific community answer questions posed by previous speakers. From our team Frank answered a question on launching rockets from under planes. Hoe?Zo! kettingvraag ‘Raketje lanceren’

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IAC-2010 and Solid Propulsion update

Three weeks ago several members of the Solid Propulsion team were at the 61st IAC in Prague, where we presented the development of the Alan-5 propellant, including the theoretical phases and the latest pressure test results. The presentation was very well received by the audience and a lot of supportive and inspirational messages were addressed […]

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Solid Propellant testing

Today the solid propulsion group performed a second successful pressurized propellant test. The aim of this test is to determine crucial performance parameters of the Alan-5 propellant in order to be able to design a motor around it and to get it UN-certified. After the propellant is certified, it will be possible to produce it […]

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