Tag: stratos II

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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Stratos II Main Electronics Stack

Electronics Team One of the sub-teams within the Stratos II project is the electronics team. In the picture below you can see the most advanced device ever developed and built by the DARE electronics team, the Stratos II main electronics stack. This is what years of experience handed down by multiple members and new developments have lead…
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Stratos II in the Delta

Today an article about the upcoming Stratos launch anniversary celebration came out in the Delta. The article features information about the rocket itself, as well as the lecture that will be given tonight by Stratos II project leader Frank Engelen, as part of the celebration. You can read the article here. And of course you…
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Stratos graduation project

Today Bart Hertog, a member of the Stratos electronics team, graduated on a Stratos-inspired project: Incremental Non-Linear Dynamic Inversion Control of a Sounding Rocket. His project was inspired by the successful launch of the Stratos I rocket, and based on the active control canard system designed by the 2009 Stratos DSE (Design Synthesis Exercise–bachelor graduation…
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Stratos Graduation Room

Bryan, Hein, Frank Recently, three graduating members of the Stratos team were assigned to the graduation room 9.03 of the Aerospace Engineering faculty. All three are graduating on Stratos-related projects, so this will allow them to devote more time to the project and therefore speed it up. Bryan is graduating on “Real-time attitude and position determination system…
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Solid Six Update

In December 2010, it was announced by the Stratos II project team that the deadline for the proof-of-concept for the two competing propulsion teams (Solid and Hybrid) will be in June. By the June launch day, the teams should demonstrate their capability of producing a propulsion system that could take Stratos II to its goal…
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