Author: Peter van den Berg

Happy rocket-versary: One year ago, we launched Stratos II+!

Exactly one year ago, on the 16th October 2015 at 16:32:48 CEST Stratos II+ left the launch tower aiming to break the European student altitude record. After a flight time of 76 seconds the rocket reached an apogee of 21,457 meters, an altitude almost twice as high as the record breaking Stratos I rocket. After…
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Successful test for the Hybrid propulsion team!

On the 20th of July Delft Aerospace Rocket Engineering tested its new Hybrid rocket engine: the DHX-4 Phoenix. The DHX-4 Phoenix is a relatively small engine with a thrust of around 1kN. The engine was designed to serve as a test bed for new technologies that can be used in a future Stratos-class engine. Besides…
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