PocketQubes have been growing in numbers in recent months and nowhere is this clearer than in ‘Hack-A-Day Prize’ competition. We have highlighted 3 PQ related projects going for gold and a trip to space.
From the team behind the 1p WREN PocketQube now in orbit, TRSi is the follow up which is aimed to be a stackable PQ, a bit like an oversized sprite. The idea is that multiple of these satellites on a chip could stacked one on top of the other, allowing the launch costs to be shared amongst many parties. The TRSi is an impressively compact design and Paul has blogged a lot of detail so anyone can follow their progress online.
QubeCast Max (OzQube-1)
The Qubecast Max board is the guts of the Ozqube satellite, Australia's first foray into PocketQube. QubeCast Max is a high powered radio module for PocketQube Satellites, HAB payloads, or anything that needs a small radio transceiver. The board conforms to the PQ60 standard for PocketQube electronics, so should be compatible with other peoples boards.
PocketQube Ion Drive
The third PQ related project is the PocketQube Ion Drive. The project ...