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Explore a Crowdfunded Space Program

Rated 4.93 out of 5 from 147 reviews.Copenhagen, Denmark

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Experience hosted by Sarunas

90 mins
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Join us for a day of rocket-building in our workshop. You'll get a closeup look at how space exploration has transformed into a hobby—and vice versa—by a community of passionate artists and engineers. You'll witness the art of rocketry happening right in front of you, as our volunteers work on current projects. Meanwhile, we'll discuss how it's possible to build rockets with extremely low budgets. You'll see how they work, with hands-on explanations using our own built engines, boosters, capsules, and hardware. Finally, you'll get to experience the feeling of sitting in a space capsule, waiting for the moment to be launched into space.
Join us for a day of rocket-building in our workshop. You'll get a closeup look at how space exploration has transformed into a hobby—and vice versa—by a community of passionate artists and engineers. You'll witness the art of rocketry happening right in front of you, as our volunteers work on current projects. Meanwhile, we'll discuss how it's possible to build rockets with extremely low budgets. You'll see how they work, with hands-on explanati…
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Meet your host, Sarunas

Host on Airbnb since 2018
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I am part of the world's only crewed, crowdfunded space program, called Copenhagen Suborbitals, which is run exclusively by volunteers. We have been launching crowd-funded rockets from the Baltic Sea since 2011 and have over 10 years of experience building them. Now, after our sixth successful rocket launch last summer, we are starting to realize our dream of building a full size, astronaut-carrying rocket that will reach above the edge of space and safely come back down to Earth. Depending on my availability, this experience may be led by my co-hosts Mads and Ignacio. Our flight dynamics officer and IT specialist, respectively. We will notify you upfront.
I am part of the world's only crewed, crowdfunded space program, called Copenhagen Suborbitals, which is run exclusively by volunteers. We have been launching crowd-funded rockets from the Baltic Sea since 2011 and have over 10 years of experience building them. Now, after our sixth successful rocket launch last summer, we are starting to realize our dream of building a full size, astronaut-carrying rocket that will reach above the edge of space and safely come back down to Earth. Depending on m…
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Where you'll be

Our workshop is based in Refshaleøen, the old industrial Burmeister & Wain shipyard. Our workshop is dubbed HAB 2—Horizontal Assembly Building, as a reference to NASA's VAB. We use it to build large rockets and house our previous crafts.

Rated 4.93 out of 5 from 147 reviews.

Matthias
March 2020
If you want to meet a very enthusiastic group of serious amateur rocket scientists you should absolutely do this guided tour! Plenty of information, a knowledgable guide and room for all questions you may have! Absolutely recommend it!
Bene
February 2020
Visiting Copenhagen Suborbitals is just amazing! The facility is astonishing and you really feel welcome by all of the friendly people working on the project. You literally get to see rockets build! And a lot of interesting insights about the development. Definitely worth it.
Visiting Copenhagen Suborbitals is just amazing! The facility is astonishing and you really feel welcome by all of the friendly people working on the project. You literally get to…
Scott
February 2020
Attended the tour with my two children (9 and 12), we had a great time! The project is super interesting and inspiring. It made a very special and out of the ordinary activity to enjoy as a family.
Angelos
February 2020
Visiting the workshop was a really nice experience. Ignacio explained everything in detail and so that people without prior knowledge in engineering could easily follow and understand. It was very interesting to see how these people have achieved so much and share their passion for their mission.
Visiting the workshop was a really nice experience. Ignacio explained everything in detail and so that people without prior knowledge in engineering could easily follow and underst…
Mat And Mia
February 2020
I have this as a birthday present. It was amazing. Our guide was lovely and very eager to share all his knowledge. The space and initiative is just so fun and you can really feel the passion people have. Having lived in Copenhagen for almost nine years it was a unique way to experience my city and you can’t help but leave rooting for this great initiative.
I have this as a birthday present. It was amazing. Our guide was lovely and very eager to share all his knowledge. The space and initiative is just so fun and you can really feel t…
Víctor
February 2020
A very interesting experience for those fascinated about rockets. I really encourage all space exploration geeks to visit their workshop and learn about their activities. These guys are authentic!

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests of all ages can attend.

More tips

Let us know if you are suspect to any of the following: bright welding flashes for people with epilepsy; severe metal allergies; newborns less than six months for risk of air contaminants from paint or welding.

What to bring

Clothes adjusted to outside temperatures

Something to take pictures with