CAPE-2: Prototype Updates

Rizwan Merchant   March 19, 2011   Comments Off on CAPE-2: Prototype Updates

The last few weeks in the lab have been pretty busy with some pretty exciting progress for our satellite team.

First off the Communications Subsystem has their first prototype board in, and are busy testing it and gearing up to write the flight code soon.

– photo of the Communications Subsystem prototype board fully populated

In other news our Mechanical Subsystem has been working on attaching the hinges to our demo satellite structure with deployable panels. Gotta say it looks pretty cool!

– the structure with all the deployables attached with working hinges.

– Another view  of the structure.