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Project_Arthur Workshop

By January 4, 2018 March 16th, 2019 Whats On, Workshops

Workshop Title – Project_Arthur Tech Jam Special at Apollo50

Time: 1130am-130pm

Venue: The Old Visitors Centre

Cost: Free (ltd capacity)

Details: The Apollo50 event created an open source space project called Project_Arthur where you can download a paper model of ‘Arthur’ The giant satellite dish at Goonhilly. The paper model can then house a Raspberry PI a tiny cheap microcomputer that can track the International Space Station and flash an LED in the antenna of the paper model when the space station flies over your house!! (or any other location you program it too) This workshop will help you understand the project some more and learn about programming on a variety of platforms including Arduino and Raspberry Pi in various languages. We have numerous computers as well as Raspberry Pi’s for anyone to use. You don’t need to bring anything unless you want to. The Tech Jam is run by volunteers (hobbyists and professionals) who have a broad spectrum of experience in lots of areas.

Project_Arthur

Project_Arthur seen here featured in issue 10 of our favourite magazines Hackspace

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