Delft Aerospace Rocket Engineering

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We are one of the most advanced student rocketry teams in the world based at the Technical University of Delft, The Netherlands. Since our founding in 2001, we have accumulated over 19 years of experience in high-powered rocketry. Our goals are to provide students with unique hands-on experience and to reach space with a fully student-built rocket!

Alongside our Stratos and Aether flagship projects, we also conduct research in many multidisciplinary rocketry fields. 

Quick facts about DARE

ROCKETS LAUNCHED

OUR JOURNEY TO SPACE

ACTIVE MEMBERS

Aiming for Space 

Stratos IV is a rocket entirely designed, built, and tested by students which will launch in 2020 with the goal of reaching space at the internationally recognized altitude of 100km!

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Research Areas

Cryogenic liquid engines, multistage launcher designs, and advanced stabilization of rockets are only a few of our active research and development projects which focus on new technologies for the rockets of tomorrow! Click below to find out more!

Supersonic Research

Aether, our medium-class launcher, reaches supersonic speeds at low altitudes. It features the largest solid motor ever developed by DARE, as well as an active stabilization mechanism to follow the optimal trajectory to success!

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Join us!

At DARE, our door is always open to enthusiastic students with a passion for rocketery and spaceflight!
You can join the society by participating in our yearly Small Rocket Project where we introduce many freshman students to rocketery, or by applying directly to a particular project of your interest. Click below for more information!

APPLY DIRECTLYJOIN VIA SMALL ROCKET PROJECT

CanSat 

The CanSat V7 Launcher is the smallest vehicle in our fleet. Powered by the reliable DX-1EE solid rocket motor, this rocket can reach an altitude of one kilometer carrying several CanSat payloads on board. 

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Newsroom

Installation Members of Merit

The society Delft Aerospace Rocket Engineering could not exist without her active members. Yesterday, on the General Members Assembly, we officially recognized Maneesh Kumar Verma and Tobias Knop as our[…]

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Update on the Small Rocket Project

Every year Delft Aerospace Rocket Engineering organizes the Small Rocket Project (SRP). This program is tailored around first year students, and teaches them the basics of rocketry. Within the four[…]

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CanSat Launchday 2019

The 29th of March marked the first DARE launch day of the calendar year in the Netherlands. At the sunny heather of ASK ‘t Harde in Gelderland, six rockets were[…]

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