Robot Controller Board Survey

Prototype robot controller board. Credit: Aron Kidsi

A small and friendly team of robotics engineers at the Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC) are designing a cool new product for robotics and other applications like home automation. They are working on a generalised controller board with a lot of features integrated into a very small package. The board has all the functionality to drive a […]

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BIS Space History Conference at Charterhouse

Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey.

Recording the Past – Debating the Present – Inspiring the Future The British Interplanetary Society Space History Conference at Charterhouse will have a varied programme reflecting on Space Exploration, Launcher technology, Space Science, the Development of Commercial Space-based technology, Space Policy and Space-based Astronomy. This is a chance to listen to top speakers, take part […]

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IAC2014 UK Student Paper Winners Selected

Contenders for the IAC2014 prize: (left to right) Chris Welch (Judge), Chiara Palla, Francisco Comin, Tijana Bogicevic, Nathan Donaldson, Ciara McGrath and Stuart Eves (Judge). Chris Welch

Organised by the International Astronautical Federation (of which the British Interplanetary Society (BIS) was a founding member in 1951), the annual International Astronautical Congress (IAC) is the world’s largest astronautics/space engineering conference. IAC2014 will take place in Toronto, Canada in October. As part of each IAC, there is a student competition with prizes for the best papers […]

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