CAPE-2: Testing Deployable Panels

Rizwan Merchant   March 21, 2011   Comments Off on CAPE-2: Testing Deployable Panels

Quick test video of how our deployable solar panels will function. We wrapped fishing string around the structure of the satellite, and burned through it with a current of nichrome from the power supply shown in video. End result solar panels deploying! Totally awesome progress! šŸ™‚