Mars Rover

BLUEsat Presents the NUMBAT Rover

The NUMBAT Mar Rover on UNSW's Scientia Lawn
https://youtu.be/XpWTFcCIU4s BLUEsat is proud to present the NUMBAT Rover for the European Rover Challenge (ERC) 2018! We have made a lot of design revisions and improvements in the past two years to create a new rover based off our experience with the BLUEtongue Rover in previous ERCs, and there is still more to come. Check...

May 2018 Monthly Update

Prototype CubeSat ADC consisting of three levels of PCBS with metal wheels inbetween for the ADCs
This has been an eventful month for BLUEsat UNSW, with our previous President and Secretary, Helena Kertesz and Harry J.E Day,  stepping down from their executive positions at BLUEsat. The EGM welcomed Raghav Hariharan as the new President, Anita Smirnov as the new Secretary and Bohan Deng as the new Arc Delegate. Rover From the Rover...

BLUEtongue 2.0: Embedded Programming: ADCs on a PIC

The internal circuitry of the BLUEtongue Rover. Left: Custom PCB Board; Right: USB Hub; Centre: Motor Controllers and DC-DC Converters; Rear: Intel Nuc
Embedded Programming Wrapping up the BLUEtongue 2.0 Rover's Drive System series, following articles by Chris about the mechanical re-design of the system and Harry about the high-level software implementation, this article will outline the role of the embedded system in connecting the electrical motors to the high-level software. Primarily, this article will focus on analogue-to-digital converters...