TUDelft lezing: SolarStratos, Mission “To the Edge of Space” op 19 oktober in Delft


TU Delft and the Embassy of Switzerland in the Netherlands are very pleased to invite you to meet SolarStratos, the team that built a solar powered 2-seater aircraft that will fly into the stratosphere.

When: 19 October 2017, 19.30 to 22.00 hrs

Where: Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, TU Delft 

In May 2012 the largest solar boat in the world, PlanetSolar, completed a 584 day trip round the world. The initiator of that project, Raphaël Domjan, has now built a solar powered aircraft which he intends to fly into the stratosphere: Mission SolarStratos. His goal? To show the potential of sustainable energy in aviation. A goal the faculty of Aerospace Engineering at TU Delft full-heartedly supports.

19.30 Coffee & tea, see a model of the SolarStratos aircraft

20.00 The SolarStratos Mission

Introductions by:

·         His Excellency Mr Urs Breiter, Ambassador of Switzerland to the Netherlands

·         Professor Henri Werij, Dean of the faculty of Aerospace Engineering, TU Delft


·         Mr Raphaël Domjan, Initiator and pilot of SolarStratos,eco-explorer, lecturer

·         Mr Roland Loos, Chief Executive Officer of SolarStratos, engineer

21.00 (Swiss) drinks and networking – offered by the Embassy of Switzerland

22.00 End of programme

Location: Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Delft University of Technology, Kluyverweg 1, 2629 HS Delft

For more information about the program, the location and for the registration link please visit: www.tudelft.nl/SolarStratos

More information about the mission: https://www.solarstratos.com

Download: invitationsolarstratos
NVvL: Illustratie