|Jan 2014 – Apr 2014||Daytona Beach, Florida|
The satellite tracker was built as part of my senior design project at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida. The purpose of the tracker was to communicate with our Cubesat once launched.
The design featured two large Nema 34 stepper motors with 10:1 reduction gears which enabled the tracker to:
The control software is divided into two parts:
I have attached the tracker CAD files and documentation further down on this page.
I would like to thank: