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A Supersonic Rocket named Bondar

The Dogood Press
Education / Technology

Roger Fisher reports that University students belonging to the Cosmic Research association of the Terrassa School of Industrial, Aerospace and Audiovisual Engineering (ESEIAAT) of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) celebrated the launch of “the most powerful suborbital supersonic rocket ever built in Catalonia.”

The rocket was christened ‘Bondar’ in honor of Dr. Roberta Bondar, the first female Canadian astronaut in space and who participated in the 1992 Discovery mission.

The avionics are modular and consist of the engine module, recovery module, and an avionics module.

Launched at the end of November, the Bondar is the most powerful suborbital supersonic rocket in Spain devised by university students.