Design groups are currently working on solidifying models in preparation of our Critical Design Review with NASA on December 4th. With Thanksgiving approaching, we are getting hungry for turkey, but are staying focused on perfecting our presentation.…
NASA Applauds the Critical Design Review
January 9, 2014 - Badger COMET met with NASA to present their finalized design in a Critical Design Review (CDR) of their collapsible FDM 3D printer. Numerous praise was given on aspects of the design, preliminary testing, and initial prototype analysis. The team moves into initial prototyping and will have another review with NASA in March.
New Outreach Photos
In the second week of January, four members of the Badger COMET team travelled to Stillwater, MN for the Da Vinci Days Science Fest. Photos can be seen in our images section
Updated Product Details
As the team has revised their current design, the project details page has been updated to reflect the new provisions. Current renders of the fully deployed and fully collasped state are present
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Thursday, 11/21/2013 - Critical Design Review Preparations
At the NASA Preliminary Design Review on November 7th, the team presented our current notional design. Everyone did a great job presenting their topics which included: updated subsystem designs, schedules, budget and outreach. It was very beneficial having design questions answered by NASA staff from across the country.Click on photo for a higher resolution picture
Thursday, 11/7/2013 - Preliminary Design Review Preparation
The team is preparing for the Preliminary Design Review with NASA on November 7th.
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Team members have been using the MakerBot Replicator 2 to further understand the basic mechanics of 3D printing. In addition, we have been testing various print fabrics for a foldable print table. Check out this awesome time lapse video of the MakerBot building a 3D model of city landscape!
video credit: MakerBothttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zkppg84hxZg