Wednesday, 14 July 2010

Set-up of the pressure test


Nicolas preparing the pressure test for the SPONGE tank.

This afternoon the tests have started and will go on until tomorrow morning. In the meanwhile, the pressure inside the tank is being monitored to verify if leaking is present.

MEMS Soldering


The MEMS Gyro has been partially soldered! And the accelerometer is coming soon.

SPONGE mock-up Test

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This morning we performed the mock-up test and it went fine!

Tuesday, 13 July 2010

A New Team Member!

The third guy you can see here in this picture on the right (apart from Andrea Scapin and Nicolas) is Davide Rondini, our software guy! We are pleased to introduce him!

Tank Mock-Up

Here are the new photos of SPONGE mock-up! And tomorrow we'll start the pressure testing...