Past Meetup

[Learn] DIY Orientation Thurster #2

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Create Space

1 Harrow Road · London

How to find us

Create Space London, Wembley Point 11th floor 1 Harrow Rd, Wembley Middlesex HA9 6DE

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Details

We're confirmed for the date and place! We've checked the tube too, I think it's looking good!

Moving on from lesson one and onto lesson two! http://www.spacetownhall.com/logbook/the-making-of-orientation-thruster-lesson-1

This is the second class of our first ever co-learning module. Worry not if you have not been to the first one, this is not your conventional class. So if you missed the first one, don't miss this second class! In fact, class might even sound too formal, if you checkout our blog (above) you'd see that it's basically a hackday with people helping each other to learn, perhaps it's more like a study group.

We'd like to stress to you that please do not worry about what skills you do not have, for we believe everyone knows something and will find a way to use it for the project. Still unsure? Checkout our 2 liner description on our learning philosophy here: http://www.spacetownhall.com/learn.html

Agenda

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The day would compose mostly of:

• (for design types) conceptualise and visualise control interfaces for the orientation thruster!

• (for technical types) hands on electronics tinkering using open hardware (Arduino Mega), writing software for sensors and wiring up the solenoids and having a play!

• (for jack of all trades) great, mix and match away!

Don't forget your laptop, sketch books etc, you'll need them for looking up information and programming the Arduino or doing any design work. Also feel free to pack some snacks!

Getting there

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Set on the 11th floor, Wembley Point is a towering 1960’s monolith of brutalism with amazing views to boot. We are next door to Stonebridge Park station on the Bakerloo and Overground lines. On Bus routes: 18, N18, 112, 224, 440. At Wembley Point. Just look for a very tall building outside of that station, that's Wembley Point!

Venue

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The venue is generously sponsored by Create Space (http://createspacelondon.org/), we are really looking forward to discover probably the best equipped and most affordable multi disciplinary open access workshops in London.