Category Archives: Stratos II

Third Anniversary Stratos II+

Today marks the third anniversary of the successful launch of our Stratos II+ rocket. On October 16th 2015 Stratos II+ flew to an altitude on 21.5 km, thereby breaking the European altitude record for student rockets. This achievement was the culmination of many new technical innovations and operational successes which are still with us today. […]

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Stratos II/II+

The background image of the Stratos II+ impression was taken by Anthony Sirk. Introduction Stratos II+ is the name of the student built rocket with which DARE reached 21.5 km altitude on the 16th of October 2015. The rocket was launched from the El Arenosillo base of INTA in the south of Spain and is […]

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Technical Details

The Stratos II+ rocket is almost 7 meters long and has a diameter of 20 centimeters. From top to bottom the rocket is comprised out of: the capsule, fairing containing parachute, nitrous oxide tank, engine control unit and the engine module. At liftoff the rocket will have a mass of 185 kg and will accelerate […]

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The Team

The Stratos II team consist of a big group of motivated students from different faculties at Delft University of Technology. Students from Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics, Mechanical Engineering, but mostly still Aerospace Engineering work together in different sub-teams on all the aspects of the project. All groups work together intensively and a number of people […]

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