CanSat: First Calculations

This week we made the first calculations, looked at the battery consumption of all devices to enable our battery to run for four hours and calculated which parachutes we can use. We looked at parachutes to buy and once again reconsidered the advantages of a flutter tape because that would help so that our satellite … CanSat: First Calculations weiterlesen

CanSat: Thoughts on Parachutes and Preparing for Public Relations with a Flyer

We met this monday and talked about the CanSat workshop for supervisors. Our teacher gave us the necessary information so that we can build our satellite as well as possible and comply with all regulations. We made our first considerations as to how we could slow down the CanSat in the air, for example a … CanSat: Thoughts on Parachutes and Preparing for Public Relations with a Flyer weiterlesen

Sustainable Development: Malala Yousafzai – The Story of a Hero

While some of us have just finished an important piece of work for school (and some also had their well-earned holidays…), there has still been some progress on our sustainable development project: We have been thinking a lot about “Quality Education” lately and besides noticing that we ourselves are very lucky in that regard, we’ve … Sustainable Development: Malala Yousafzai – The Story of a Hero weiterlesen

MAI Cup: Senior Team Thinking about Robot Parts

In our first week we designed a first 3D model, thought about non-final tactics and started to write a parts list. As the microcontroller for the robot, we plan on using a Teensy 4.1. For measuring distances, we prefer laser sensors, for black lines infrared sensors and for the magnetic field of the Odin path … MAI Cup: Senior Team Thinking about Robot Parts weiterlesen

CanSat: Parts List and Simplified Communication via GitHub

We continued with the preparation of our satellite, revised the parts list and thought about how to best implement our ideas. To do this, we had to think how we set it up and which parts can be installed so that it is not too expensive but still work well. To plan our CanSat, we … CanSat: Parts List and Simplified Communication via GitHub weiterlesen

Progress of the MAI Cup Senior Team „Roter November“

This week we started to work on the design and the mechanism to collect the balls. Our first idea was that we collect the balls by driving over them and storing them under the robot so we don‘t have any moving parts that would only make it unnecessarily complicated. Furthermore we now know what parts … Progress of the MAI Cup Senior Team „Roter November“ weiterlesen

Withdrawal from Student Robotics 2022

Unfortunately Team MAI is officially withdrawing from this year’s Student Robotics Competition. 🙁 We are very sad and frustrated about that forced withdrawal as we were really eager to meet all the other teams in the finals once more. We hope to be able to participate in season 2023. Be assured that we are going … Withdrawal from Student Robotics 2022 weiterlesen

IMPORTANT UPDATE for Student Robotics Competition

Sadly we have to withdraw from the student robotics competition. 🙁 🙁 🙁 The reason for this is that there are ongoing as well as new corona restrictions that our school has to comply with. A few days ago, we received new instructions on how our school has to implement study trips. Currently we do … IMPORTANT UPDATE for Student Robotics Competition weiterlesen