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Solar Panel Prototypes

Solar Panel Prototypes

Development continues on Discovery, even though the Kickstarter was not funded. It will slow us down, but we are not out of the game yet. We continue to create new components and test them on the prototype frames we have build. The latest part, and one of the last, is...

Kickstarter Update, More Parts Go Gold

Check out Kickstarter for the latest update! We are behind in our goal but there is still a chance we can pull this one out and have a successful campaign. We continue to make progress on the Discovery. We now have seven parts in gold status and a link with a...

Prototype Parts Go Gold

During the development process, we have to design and test a lot of parts. When they reach gold status, they are ready for production. Three parts from our PocketQube, Discovery, have reached this status. For these parts, there will be no further changes. The next...

Live on Kickstarter

We have been working on getting a Kickstarter together for a while now and after a lot of hard work, it has finally gone live. Now the really hard work kicks in as we work to get this funded. Starting this week, we will be posting a lot of updates to both the site and...
New Pod Design Finished

New Pod Design Finished

Early rail design, first pod, and final pod design with door. First pod test, side view. First pod design along side the final version with door. Final pod design. In order to test the Discovery PocketQube, we needed to build a launch pod. This device holds the...

First Light on the Camera

This week we managed to get the system’s camera to see light for the first time. This took a bit more work than anticipated as the serial interface we are using would not play nice with Putty. After troubleshooting for a couple evenings, we found that it was...

Countdown to Kickstarter

Today, we have been busy getting everything ready for the launch of our Kickstarter. It has been a lot longer getting things ready to go but I think the wait is worth it. The video is nearly complete. It shows off everything we have done to this point. If everything...

Video Work Started

Today we ordered the last of the voice overs for a video we are working on. Hopefully the video does what it should and bring awareness to the Mini-Cube project. Fortunately, I have some experience in creating video and with our trusty mac and a copy of Final Cut X,...
New Workbench

New Workbench

We added a new workbench last night to help with the PocketQube development. The table top is removable. Below it is a router table that can be used as need and the the top placed back on top. The workbench is also at chest hight for easy reach of whatever you are...