Delft University of Technology, also known as TU Delft, is the largest and oldest Dutch public technical university, located in Delft, Netherlands. With eight faculties and numerous research institutes it hosts over 19,000 students (undergraduate and postgraduate), more than 3,300 scientists and more than 2,200 people in the support and management staff.
APP develops and manufactures ignition systems for space launchers. Those launchers are invaluable, both for science as well as for our daily lives. Navigation, weather forecasts, telecom and disaster control can hardly be done without satellites. Rockets bring satellites to their destination: in orbit around the earth. APP supports project Stratos and DARE with valuable knowledge on propulsion systems.
Air Liquide is a multinational company which supplies industrial gases and services to various industries including medical, chemical and electronic manufacturers. Air Liquide sponsors DARE with the Nitrous Oxide required for testing and launch of the Stratos III rocket. Furthermore, Air Liquide provides DARE with Liquid Oxygen and storage dewars for cryogenic rocket motor development.
ERIKS is an international industrial service provider offering a wide range of high-quality mechanical engineering components and associated technical and logistics services. ERIKS helps DARE in the development of a cryogenic rocket engine.
NI provides powerful, flexible technology solutions that accelerate productivity and drive rapid innovation. From daily tasks to grand challenges, NI helps engineers and scientists overcome complexity to exceed even their own expectations. NI provides DARE with the measurement and control system for tests and launches.
Teesing offers total solutions for (high-tech) applications that relieve demanding customers and enable them to continuously meet the demands of their market. Teesing offers a complete package of products and services related to the transport, of gases and liquids from the source to process. Teesing sponsors DARE with components and design advice.
Airborne combines know-how of process automation with experience in hands-on manufacturing of composite parts. This way Airborne is able to commission bespoke machines, to manufacture composite structures for the aerospace market at low cost. Airborne produces the Stratos III composite oxidizer tanks.
Science [&] Technology Corporation (S[&]T) creates R&D Solutions for Space, Science and Defence. S[&]T'ers in their offices in The Netherlands and Norway are hard at work, sensing problems and developing solutions. They specialise in Sensing and Control Systems, Scientific Data Processing, Intelligent Software Applications, and Technical R&D Consulting.
StuD is a not-for-profit organisation. The aim of the StuD Fund is to provide financial support for projects designed to benefit the students of Delft University of Technology. The StuD Fund provides Project Stratos with funds to perform full scale engine tests.
Teijin Aramid is the global leader in aramid technology. Their technology – which includes their aramid materials Twaron, Sulfron, Teijinconex, and Technora – is used in our rocketry systems, for example for parachutes and ballistic protection.
Septentrio designs, manufactures and sells highly accurate GPS/GNSS receivers, for demanding applications requiring accuracies in the decimeter or centimeter range, even under difficult conditions. Septentrio provides the Stratos III rocket with a highly accurate GNSS receiver.
Altium Designer is used by our electronics team to design our printed circuit boards (PCB). By incorporating all the tools we need into a single, stress-free user interface, Altium Designer dramatically increases our design successes, while reducing overall design times.
GBS is a company that specialized in manufacturing complex parts with high precision. They have provided parts that are vital for project Aether. Furthermore their workshop “design for production” trained our members in designing parts for production to increase the effectiveness of production within DARE.
ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. They help the world’s most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. The Stratos III team is using ANSYS Fluent to perform a CFD analysis on the combustion chamber.