Sheffield students launch a two-stage rocket in California

Students from the Faculty of Engineering launched a two-stage rocket in California in an attempt to reach an altitude of 100,000ft.


Rocket science in the desert: A trip to California with Project Sunride

Blog post written by 2nd Year Electronic and Electrical Engineering student Marawan, who visited California with the Sunride team on a mission to beat the current national altitude record held by the team's previous rocket.



Middleton, J.,  Janiak, I. A.,  Wege, S., 

Developing low-cost, reusable solar observation platforms to advance sustainable heliophysics research,

4th Symposium on Space Educational Activities

Barcelona, April 2022



Covasan, V., Fedun, V., Mihaylova, L., Taher, T., Fontanilla, J. and Krishna, H.
Autonomy Challenges for the Next Generation of Mars Rovers
ISIF, Perspectives On Information Fusion, 3, 1, page 9, 2020
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Seniuc, I-V., Kalra, A., Lim, J. H., Schiona, A., Narayanankutty, G., Birakasan, V., Rontogiannis, G., Ioannou, K., Verth, G., Fedun, V., Simpson, C.
Sheffield students win US rocket competition
Astronomy & Geophysics, 60, 2019
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SSEA2019_Space Universities Network_Berthoud et al. Paper FINAL.pdf

3rd Symposium on Space Educational Activities, September 16-18, 2019, Leicester, United Kingdom. Spicing up your space education with c an s ats, rockets and hackathons the SUN Recipe Book, Lucy Berthoud, Andrew Glester, Sufyaan Akram, Osian Rees, Iuliu-Cezar Ardelean, Katharine Smith, Nigel Bannister, Viktor Fedun, Gary Verth, Mark Jones, Jennifer Kingston, Sarah Matthews, Alex Young, Diana Mastracci, PDF | PDF


The Sheffield Space Initiative - Introduction, Motivation, and Impact Assessment, Roisin Clear, Yun-Hang Cho, Iakov Bobrov and Viktor Fedun


24TH ESA Symposium on European Rocket and Balloon Programmes and Related Research, 16-20 June 2019, Essen - Germany,


2nd Symposium on Space Educational Activities, April 11-13, 2018, Budapest, Hungary, Sheffield University Solar Balloon Lifted Telescope (SunbYte - BEXUS 25), Y.-H. Cho, G. Verth, G. Heung, V. Fedun, Link


Sheffield University Nova Rocket Innovative Design Engineering (SunrIde),A. Kalra, V. Nair, G. Rontogiannis, Y-H. Cho, SunrIde Team, V. Fedun
Sheffield University Solar Balloon Lifted Telescope (Sunbyte – Bexus 25), Y-H Cho, I. Bobrov, SunbYte Team, V. Fedun

Alvarez Gonzalez, F., Badilita, A-M., Baker, A., Cho, Y-H., Dhot, N., Fedun, V.,Hare, C., He, T., Hobbs, M., Javed, M., Livesey, H., Lord, C., Panoutsos, G., Permyakov, A., Pope, S., Portnell, M., Rhodes, L., Sharma, R., Taras, P., Taylor, J., Tilbrook, R., Verth, G., Wrigley, S., Yaqoob M., Cook, R., McLaughlin, J., Morton, R., Scullion, E., Shelyag, S., Hamilton, A., Zharkov, S., Jess, D., Wrigley, M.
Project SunbYte: solar astronomy on a budget
Astronomy and Geophysics, 58, 2, 2017