Rocketry

Rocketry | Tender-Decender

What is a Tender-Descender? Tender Descender is a device that allows you to perform dual deployment using a single parachute storage compartment.  It works by preventing the main parachute from inflating, even though it has been ejected out of the rocket. At the right time it splits apart allowing the Read more…

Rocketry

Rocketry | Pyrotechnic Mechanism

The recovery of the H1 and H2 rockets was achieved using parachutes, a common way to recover bigger commercial rockets. But how can a parachute be deployed at the apogee in order to recover the rocket? The most common method for deploying the parachute at apogee is by using a Read more…

Rocketry

Rocketry | Propulsion Sub-team

Our 29mm 122-G85 Solid Rocket Motor is fully designed by the Propulsion Sub-team. The aim of the design was to gain experience in designing solid rocket motors, in manufacturing and handling of propellants and in testing motors. So, with our first motor, we managed to develop a design methodology which Read more…

Aeronautics

Aeronautics | What is a UAV?

Defining the term UAV becomes difficult when taking into consideration the various shapes and purposes of each Unmanned Aerial Vehicle. It usually is the main component of a so called UAS, Unmanned Aircraft System, including a ground-based controller and a system of communications between the two. UAVs come in various Read more…

Rocketry

How to launch a rocket?

We’ve all seen in the movies rockets being launched, but how exactly does this work? The secret is called Ignition Box and it’s something that you all have seen. Our Rocketry team, beside being responsible for the design of rocket Hyperion, needs to create its own Ignition Box. It is Read more…

CubeSat

Thank you note – KEDEA

We would like to thank everyone from the bottom of our heart, who attended the technical presentation of our nano-satellite on March 6 at KEDEA and honored us with their presence and their good mood. For those who did not manage to be with us, we decided to upload our Read more…

CubeSat

We are Open-Source!

Our CubeSat’s code for On-Board Computer is Open-Source! What is open Source? Open source is a term denoting that a product includes permission to use its source code, design documents, or content. So, following the path of previous CubeSat teams, we have all our code uploaded on GitHub! That way we want to Read more…

Events

Team Fair 2019

We would like to thank Comvos – Cooperation and Motivation of Students for giving us the opportunity to present our projects at Team Fair 2019, which was carried out last week! The event took place in AUTH’s Student Restaurant, were all university’s teams showed their work. We were glad to Read more…