Author: Daniela Hallak

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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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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Successful Flight Test for Infinity and Beyond

Friday the 20th of May 2016, Infinity & Beyond (I&B) succeeded in recovering a rocket with autorotation.  After three years of hard work, their rocket called “3rd time’s the charm” had indeed the charm as it ascended straight to the sky and reached the apogee. Everyone on the ground could enjoy the electronics do their work and see…
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Stratos II+ data analysis and first glimpse of Stratos III

On the 16th of October 2015, at 16:33 CEST Delft Aerospace Rocket Engineering launched Stratos II+ to a record altitude of 21.5 km capturing the European student altitude record. This milestone in the history of DARE happened six months ago today. In the past 6 months a team composed of Stratos II+ veterans and new student…
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ACT Launch Attempt in Denmark

During the weekend the Advanced Control Team (ACT) went to Denmark to launch a roll controlled version of the Cansat V7 rocket. This rocket has been developed for around 2 years and aimed to demonstrate roll control of a sounding rocket. In order to fly this actively stabilized rocket, the first ever within DARE, the…
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