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wfred001 wrote: ThinSat Blog 5
Summarize the work that you have completed this week, do not summarize the work of the entire group (a picture is still required) This week I spent the majority of my time continuing my research into heat transfer as well as atmospheric conditions (More)
smarg001 wrote: ThinSat Blog Post 5
Summarize the work that you have completed this week, do not summarize the work of the entire group (a picture is still required). This week i came up with a rough plan as to how we will conduct a drop test for our ThinSat to check for stability. (More)
wfred001 wrote: ThinSat Blog 4
This week, the heat shielding team met for the first time as a set subgroup independently. We used this opportunity to discuss potential directions for our research. The meeting was beneficial in gaining some clarity going forward. I spent time resea (More)
wpegr001 wrote: ThinSat Blog 3
This past week I was chosen to lead the communications team for the ThinSat project. From what I've gathered so far, I will be primarily working with software to optimize data transfer. A packet is a block used to communicate in a computer network, s (More)
wfred001 wrote: ThinSat Blog 3
This week, the thinsat group met as a group and finally got a chance to divide our group into 4 different subgroups; heat-shielding, aerodynamics, electronics and outreach. I am in the heat-shielding group which is led by Logan Moats. We also met wit (More)
wpegr001 wrote: ThinSat Blog 2
This week our group had its first official meeting to discuss our perceived project goals and compile a list of questions we had in regards to the ThinSat project. This list came in handy when we met with our faculty advisors, Drs. Ash and Ringleb. A (More)
Just this past Friday, I, along with my team, met with our faculty advisors to further discuss the plan for our ThinSat. The purpose of the meeting was to get a better understanding as to what improvements the ThinSat needs. In addition to this, we w (More)
wfred001 wrote: Thin Sat Blog 2
This week we had our meeting where we revised our project scope. Being a new member, I was also able to be effectively caught up to speed with communication methods (via Slack), meeting times and other means of organization. We had our first meeting (More)
smarg001 wrote: Thin Sat Blog 2
We had our weekly meeting where we revised our project scope as well as establishing our communication means. We're using an app called slack where we have set it up for our main group communication as well as our sub groups and the responsibilities (More)
What are your technical strengths? I believe that my technical strengths revolve around the extensive use of Computer Aided Drafting. I've worked with a variety of different programs, however, I am very proficient in 3D Modelling programs such as (More)
wpegr001 wrote: ThinSat Blog 1
Answer the following questions about your own skills (please keep these headings, so that people can follow your post): What are your technical strengths (e.g., skills, option courses taken, etc. I have a strong grasp of programming in C++ and (More)
wfred001 wrote: Blog 1 ThinSat
What are your technical strengths? I consider myself technically competent and strong in Microsoft Excel and some forms of statistical analysis. I also have a strong, thorough understanding of thermodynamics along with an above competent under (More)
zcamp004 wrote: Weekly Blog Post #7
This past week was filled with highs and lows. We made great progress on fan fold design only to find out later in the week that our design will not be flying on OA-10. Though this is a massive disappointment, we are working through it and trying to (More)
zcamp004 wrote: Weekly Blog Post #2
For a short week, a lot was covered. Yesterday we met with Matt Orvis from NearSpace Launch, Chris Hale, Regan Smith, and Susannah Miller from VA Space. The full ODU 434W team was in attendance. The topic of the meeting revolved around the Team tr (More)