AmbaSat bootloaders installed on ATMEGA Chips

Today we’ve been loading the AmbaSat bootloader onto the ATMEGA328 chips in readiness for our assembly partner (Mowden) who will be building the assembled versions of AmbaSat-1 later this week. A few pictures from the process. We had a lunch break and a bite to eat. Couldn’t find any fish to go with the chips […]

Backer Update 23rd May – Kickstarter & Indiegogo

Hi all, As we posted recently on the AmbaSat blog, like most businesses, Covid-19 has impacted our operations and meant that our staff levels have been reduced. For a while now there has been just two of us allowed in the office, with access limited to only one day per week. However, there is now […]

AmbaSat Job – Trainee Space Satellite Engineer We are seeking a Trainee Space Satellite Engineer to join the team at AmbaSat. If you know of someone who may be interested, please see the job post details below. Trainee Engineer required for a career in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) space satellite development, including embedded software and hardware. Also prototype manufacturing and assembly. […]

Shipping and Kit Assembly

The covid-19 lockdown has eased a little this week in the UK so we’ve been able to get some more time on assembling and shipping AmbaSat-1 Satellite kits. This latest batch of kits contain Sensor 03s – the low power gas, pressure, temperature & humidity sensor BME680. We’re currently completing the example code for this […]

AmbaSat-1 Kit Assembly, 1st May

AmbaSat-1 Head Quarters, Northallerton. 1st May 2020. A fresh supply of components arrived this week so we’ve been busy putting together another batch of kits. These kits are for the Sensor 02 & 04 groups. We’re still short-staffed at the moment due to the coronavirus situation but starting to see some light at the end […]

Component Parts Delivery – Update

The RFM95 transceiver has been the major AmbaSat-1 part in short supply but we just received some good news from our assembly partner Mowden: Final parts delivery for the ASSEMBLED version of the AmbaSat-1 Satellite are expected by the end of April. Yay! At this moment we are still looking at an end of May […]

BACKER UPDATE: AmbaSat-1 progress update (email follow-up)

Dear all, This is a follow-up to the recent AmbaSat email you should (hopefully) have received. First, we just wanted to say thank you to everyone for the prompt response regarding the sensor orders. We are beginning to process these now. For those who have emailed with questions, we are working through these and will […]

AmbaSat-1 Satellite Assembly Update – Mowden

A big shoutout to everyone at MOWDEN Controls. They are the people behind the ASSEMBLED version of the AmbaSat-1 Satellite. Over the past few weeks they have diverted their resources to the fight against COVID-19 and were tasked with designing and building ventilators for the National Health Service (NHS) here in the UK. Thank you […]

AmbaSat Awarded EU Grant FUNDING

We’re very pleased to announce that AmbaSat’s application for European Union Grant FUNDING was successful. Thanks to this funding, we are able to build upon the AmbaSat product range, purchase manufacturing equipment and also employ additional staff. More news and a press release to follow.