X-UAS

A NASA internship towards utilizing a commercially available unmanned aircraft to conduct remote sensing surveys of naturally occurring geo-magnetic fields

Launcher Testing

Launcher Testing

Today we performed our first plane launching. Here is how our set up looked like: Basically all you need is a slanted platform, a bungee cord, two hooks and a bunch of nails to put down the platform and cord into the ground. The longer and the thicker the bung... Read More

Getting the RC to work

Getting the RC to work

Since we already have the rover installed with all its mechanics and motor control, all we have to do is to hook the RC receiver up to it. The RC transmitter/receiver pair used is the FlySky FS-TH9X 2.4 GHz 9 channel transmitter receiver. The RC receiver has 9... Read More

Introduction

This is a project done at NASA Ames Research Center, Mountain View, CA by two Jordanian interns: Zaid Daba'een and Zaina Abu Shaar. The project started on Nov 4 2015. Goal The goal of this project is to utilize a commercially available unmanned aircraft to con... Read More