Monthly Archive for: "April, 2011"
In Sticky Boom, Sticky Boom Sprint #2 Posted

17 Days To Zero-G: Gripper Parts Released, Rotational Sensors, and Other Electonics Stuff

Ok, with only 17 more days to go until our flight, how are we doing? The parts for the first-iteration gripper mechanism have been released for production as of today. Here’s a screen print from Solidworks of what the assembly looks like: This is basically half of the planned gripper mechanism. With the joints oriented […]
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In Business, Extensible Booms, Sticky Boom, Sticky Boom Sprint #2 Posted

4/20/2011 Sticky Boom Sprint #2 Update

Ok, now for a quick update: Worked with Kirk, Forrest, and the Red Rocks Systems guys pinning down the functional requirements for the electronics/controls part of the project. While this isn’t a very visible milestone it’s an important one. Part of the challenge was making sure we prioritized features into A-list functionality that we have […]
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