Hi all, First, an update on the upcoming SpaceCom event this week: SpaceCom in Houston, Texas 21-22 November. America’s Commercial Space Conference and Exhibition. John and Martin will be there on the AmbaSat booth, #655. Lots happening between the Monday and Thursday. We are semi-finalists in the entrepreneur section at SpaceCom and will be pitching […]
Hi All, Just a quick update as we’ve been on the road this past week promoting AmbaSat. More details and a fuller update will follow this weekend when we return. Briefly, we are all set for the SpaceCom Expo in Houston, Texas next week. 20 – 21 November. Come along and chat with Martin & […]
Hi all, Weekly update – 28th October 2019 [Kickstarter & Indiegogo] It’s been a busy week with lots happening. Some ups and some downs. First off, there will be a slight delay to the October delivery timetable. There are several reasons for this which we will explain below. However, some good news too: UK Space […]
Hi all, Another exciting week! First of all, thank you to everyone who has completed Kickstarter sensor selection form. For those that haven’t, if you can get these to us by the end of next week, that would be great. We have some outstanding questions from a number of backers and will be replying those […]
Hi all, A very productive week with lots happening on many fronts. Here are the highlights of what happened, including some pictures, plus details of the latest version of the AmbaSat-1 satellite: UK Space Conference 2019 – Wow, what an amazing event! This was held at the International Conference Centre in Newport, Wales and we’ve […]
Hi all, A quick update as we are rushing off to attend as delegates at the UK Space Conference this week. Thank you all for your fantastic input. All backer surveys have been sent out. Looking forward to receiving your sensor options! 🙂 AmbaSat LoRaWAN unboxing: Best regards, The AMBASAT team!
Hi, Highlights from the past week and things that are scheduled: a) V2 design of the AmbaSat-1 mainboard is done. There are some refinements needed to PCB tracks, labels and component layout. We should get this to the PCB manufacturer this week. Once the design has been tested it will be uploaded to Github. b) […]
Hi, Another weekly update. We thought it would be good to provide some individual updates from some of the other team members. So here are updates from John Mo, John Ma, Marcel, Dan & Martin. John Mo is handling the electronic design and he’s been working on the sensor ‘daughterboards’ and solar PCB. Here is […]
Hi, It’s been another busy week. We’ve met with a component supplier to discuss prices for a range of components, including the transceiver. We’ve also received a quotation for PCB assembly which looks very good. We’re still waiting on the ‘traffic light’ results from the UK Space Agency and will be chasing up this coming […]
We received the first batch of TrisolX solar panels this week. Excited to start testing with these. The image below shows approximate layout of the solar panels. We’re working on the schematic and board layout to accommodate these and will upload to Github when done.