Space Team Aachen

Student association for Rocketry and Space Science from Aachen, Germany.

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Aerospace Projects Developed By Students

Space Team Aachen is a student association that offers highly motivated students from the RWTH and FH Aachen the opportunity to pursue their passion for space technology.

• Growing diverse team with more than 190 members
• Leading the way for aerospace research in Aachen
• Participating in international rocketry competitions
• Developing custom hybrid and liquid rocket engines
• Research projects with university and industry partners
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Flying in the World's biggest Rocket competition

Our Supersonic solid-propellant ROcket

Aquila is a single-stage rocket powered by a solid-propellant engine, set to reach a 9 km apogee at the Spaceport America Cup (SAC) in New Mexico in June 2023.

• Reach a 9 km apogee with high precision
• Break the sound barrier and gain experience in supersonic flight
• Compete as the first German team at SAC

About AQUILA
Competition Rocket

Flying in the World's biggest Rocket competition

Aquila is a single-stage rocket powered by a solid-propellant engine, set to reach a 9 km apogee at the Spaceport America Cup (SAC) in New Mexico in June 2023.

• Reach a 9 km apogee with high precision
• Break the sound barrier and gain experience in supersonic flight
• Compete as the first German team at SAC
Learn about AQUILA
Competition Rocket

Flying in the World's biggest Rocket competition

Aquila is a single-stage rocket powered by a solid-propellant engine, set to reach a 9 km apogee at the Spaceport America Cup (SAC) in New Mexico in June 2023.

• Reach a 9 km apogee with high precision
• Break the sound barrier and gain experience in supersonic flight
• Compete as the first German team at SAC
Learn about AQUILA
Nanosatellite

Project AQUIS

AQUIS (Aachen's QUbe In Space) is our nanosatellite project based on the PocketQube standard, which requires the main volume of it to be a cube as small as 5x5x10 cm and its weight to be only 500 g. Our mission is to take our very own pictures of the beautiful planet Earth from Space, and for that we are set to design one of the most advanced 2p PocketQube ever created.
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Reusable Rocket Development

HOPPER

Our goal is the development and production of a rocket hopper vehicle that will perform low-altitude vertical takeoff and landing tests. These objectives enable us to focus on the key technological aspects that are essential for advancing rapid reusability in Europe.
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Reentry Vehicle RESEARCH

Project TRACE

TRACE aims to develop a transpiration cooling system for a re-entry vehicle and investigate its performance. The free flight experiment is intended as validation of the transpiration cooling concept for heat protection systems under real flight conditions.

Learn about TRACE

Latest Updates

February 17, 2024
STAHR Design challange
September 13, 2023
STAHR IB-2 Campaign
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