Entries by William Miles

July 2019 Monthly Update


Off-World Robotics Rover Rover Software The Off-World Robotics Software team has been continuing preparations for the now close-at-hand European Rover Challenge; we were involved in preparing for and filming the rover as part of the lead up to the challenge, and the software systems performed admirably. The autonomous squad has been continuing their work with […]

June 2019 Monthly Update


Off-World Robotics Rover Rover Software The Off-World Robotic Software team has been finishing up an internal restructuring this month, moving from having a central team lead delegating all tasks, to a squad based structure, with leads for specific projects, and the software lead being a higher level organisational role. Regarding said projects, the ROS over […]

Three team members carrying the NUMBAT Rover to training

May 2019 Monthly Update


Off-World Robotics From the OWR CTO May has been a significant month for Rover as teams finalise their designs and begin ordering parts. A Preliminary Design Report for the European Rover Challenge has also been completed, and trip planning is underway.  Bohan Deng, OWR CTO Rover Rover Electrical While waiting for many orders to come […]

Two students posing with NUMBAT Rover in a courtyard at UNSW

April 2019 Monthly Update


Off-World Robotics From the OWR CTO April has been a quiet month for the rover and drone teams as members focus on the final stretch of the trimester. The teams focused on design reviews and part orders as our projects mature, paving the way for more substantial manufacturing and prototyping in the coming month. Bohan […]

March 2019 Monthly Update


Taking part in ENGsoc’s Project fair, the overall system architecture of the project our balloon team is working on approaching its final state, and more!

Taking part in ENGsoc’s Project fair, the overall system architecture of the project our balloon team is working on approaching its final state, and more!

lecture hall with over 30 students, one guy standing at the front with his back to the camera and a projector light shines bright on top

February 2019 Monthly Update


February has been a great month for BLUEsat – with our O-week stall bringing new members into the society, running workshops, preparations for a rocket launch to test our CubeSat subsystems and development of all our projects.

February has been a great month for BLUEsat – with our O-week stall bringing new members into the society, running workshops, preparations for a rocket launch to test our CubeSat subsystems and development of all our projects.

Two people sitting on the ground next to a large rover (aluminium robot on wheels) gesturing to each other with their hands

January 2019 Monthly Update


January has been fairly productive despite many members being on holidays, with work on a mobile groundstation, design modifications to our rover and more.

January has been fairly productive despite many members being on holidays, with work on a mobile groundstation, design modifications to our rover and more.

BLUEsat members at the Tech Connect Networking event

October 2018 Monthly Update


We’ve had an exciting month this October, with much more to come in the following weeks! A lot of future planning has been done on the technical side of things, as well as several fun events like an Optus Satellite Tour, dice kit workshops, showcasing our projects at a networking morning event hosted by UNSW Tech […]