A hackathon enabling small low cost ChipSats

The ChipSat Hackathon at University of Aukland is a hackathon that will explore the depths of ChipSats and what can be done with them. A flavor of software, firmware and hardware is involved in making this hackathon coming together.

 

 

 

Best way to get started: Sprite Github  

 
Getting Started Presentation:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1exU5V_cot0N9pYNCjHSjs4BgabHA27CSAcOU5NA1PJg

Sensors Available

We have a wide variety of sensors and software available for you to use! Just come up and ask and we will see what we can do!

  • Temperature
  • Magnetic Field
  • Radiation
  • Gyroscope
  • Accelerometer
  • Camera w/OpenMV for image processing
  • IR Camera
  • Spectrophotometer
  • Particles

https://github.com/sparkfun

 

Software and Firmware help please refer to these github repos:

https://github.com/RoboticExplorationLab/sprite

https://github.com/kicksat/sprite

 

  • Magnetic Data
  • Gyro Data
  • Torque Code
  • Machine Learning with SciKit learn and tensorflow examples
  • Plotting and Visualization of satellites
  • Intermittence Challenge

 

https://github.com/geg58/SpinorSat-OpenTools

https://github.com/alpacahq

https://www.tensorflow.org/lite  

 

 Please reach out to us if you have any questions!

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Eligibility

Anyone is eligible! 

How to enter

Anyone can enter in person!

Judges

Zac Manchester

Zac Manchester
Stanford Professor

Pete Klupar

Pete Klupar
Breakthrough Starshot

Travis Brashears

Travis Brashears
UC Berkeley

Mason Peck

Mason Peck
Cornell Professor

Lisa Kaltenegger

Lisa Kaltenegger
Cornell

Judging Criteria

  • Engineering Excellence
    Develop a good software, firmware, and hardware solution!