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    Be Ready

    March 12, 2014 by Jetblackrlsh
    • We will rise above the competition!
    • Team Meeting coming soon to show how we will have to step up our game in the coming weeks.
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    Due Dates

    February 10, 2014 by Jetblackrlsh

    Assignment Date to upload Date Due
    Payload Concept Review 4/14/14 4/16/14
    Payload Concept Proposal 4/18/14 4/22/14
    CEA Poster 4/23/14 4/25/14
    Upload Datafiles for CEA Data 4/30/14 5/2/14
    Upload Final Review Presentation 4/30/14 5/2/14
    The Actual Final Review to Nasa We should be ready with already printed materials (10 Copies) by 5/2/14 5/6/14
    CEA Review Table Presentation We should be ready with all CEA Materials, nothing should require to be plugged into an outlet by 5/2/14 5/6/14

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    Prototype Ideas

    January 23, 2014 by Jetblackrlsh
    • Mole Finder
    • It would act as a subsurface explorer that would take moisture and temperature readings to determine if liquid ground water was under the surface of Venus and if life could exist under Venus's surface.
    • It would have two cameras, one normal, and one thermal for filming underground.

    Science Traceability Matrix (Draft)
    Science Objective Measurement Objective Measurement Requirements (Location, Duration, Position, etc) Instrument
    Soil Analysis Soil Temperature Near Equator/

    1 1/2 minutes

    Soil Analysis Terrain Mapping Near Equator

    One Week

    Thermal Camera
    Soil Analysis Soil Moisture Near Equator

    30 seconds

    Moisture Sensor
    Soil Analysis

    Soil Images

    Near Equator

    1 minute

    Soil Analysis Picture clarity

    Near Equator

    One Week

    Heat Resistant…

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    • What is the range of satellite signals to and from the payload?
    • How do we order materials?
    • How do we uplink to the NASA satellite system?
    • What type of heat resistant camera should we use?
    • What is our communication range?
    • When will we be able to upload, the Uploads page currently does not show "Sparkman" as a school selection?
    • Do we have a limit on the amount of power our payload can use, what are general notes about power usage for the payload on and off the UAH spacecraft?
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