CanSat: Testing, Building and Sponsoring

In the last two weeks we started programming, CanSat 3D printing, test programs and image recognition software. We are currently working on the necessary test programs for the individual components of the satellite and the image recognition software. We have also adjusted the schedule. The construction and programming phase has been extended so that the … CanSat: Testing, Building and Sponsoring weiterlesen

CanSat: First Module Tests and Programming

We revised the CanSat model and started to design the outer shell. We also made a test print of the case so that we can carry out the first stability tests. We hope to be able to build a prototype next week! We also worked on the image recognition software for you photos this week. … CanSat: First Module Tests and Programming weiterlesen

CanSat: Working on the Interim Report

The first interim report has to be submitted soon, so we are working at full speed. Team meetings are held every week to bring everyone up to date. This week we finished the interim report: we calculated and elaborated all the information for it. We also estimated the amount of data and redesigned the CanSat. … CanSat: Working on the Interim Report weiterlesen

CanSat: Starting to Work on the Interim Report

In the last few days we looked at designs for the parachute and learned how to use Fusion, a program to model our designs for the CanSat as a 3D model. We have completed the parts list and continued the schedule with the new estimated time we will need for the satellite. In addition, we have … CanSat: Starting to Work on the Interim Report weiterlesen

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

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

CanSat: Kick-Off and First Drafts

The kick-off with the other teams took place on October 25th, at the beginning it was mainly about the rules of the competition and then the teams introduced themselves. We presented ourselves as pirates. HARRR!!! 😉 A short explanation to our mission: As pirates we depend on the open seas. And so we do as … CanSat: Kick-Off and First Drafts weiterlesen