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The leading rocket team holding the UK National Altitude Record at 36,742 feet!

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SunrIde holds the UK National Open Altitude Record at 36,274 ft reaching Mach 2.67.
Award winner of the Best Flight Dynamics at Spaceport America Cup 2018 for achieving an accuracy of 99.83% at 10,000 ft range.
The first UK team in history to participate in the largest rocket engineering competition in the world.
In 2023, SunrIde aspires to become the 1st UK University team to reach the Kármán line at 100km! (50 km test in 2022.)

Who are we?

SunrIde is an ambitious team of 50 hardworking engineering students from Sheffield Hallam University and the University of Sheffield. The team ranges from Undergraduates to Masters students, from more than 20 countries. Founded in 2017, SunrIde has been expanding ever since, maintaining four highly-engineered projects to achieve rocketry innovation through their research.

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