Archive of month: December 2017

Robotic Pick-and-place Machine

As a semester project for a university course, I built and programmed a robot capable of detecting an object with machine vision, picking it up, and placing it at another location. The robot consists of two servo motors and a rack-and-pinion linear actuator equipped with an electromagnet for picking up items. This specific type of […]

Helical Drill Regolith Anchoring System

In Fall 2015, a group of engineering students from Arizona State University came together and formed a team known as “Next Level Devils” to participate in NASA’s Micro-g Neutral Buoyancy Experiment Design Teams (Micro-g NExT) program. After a year of brainstorming, designing, and prototyping, the team was accepted as a finalist for the 2016-2017 program […]