The visit of the astronaut Charles Camarda

On the 28th of March we had the opportunity to meet the astronaut Charles Camarda. He gave a presentation about what he did as a research scientist and astronaut for NASA. As a NASA researcher, he was mainly specialized in Thermal Structures. He was responsible for demonstrating the viability of a heat-pipe cooled leading edge…

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Amarsia project status 17/03/2018

First we have printed a number of prototypes in PLA to have an example of the structure and concept of our airship. PLA is a cheap material and printing PLA does not take so much time. After a couple improvements of the structure we could print our last and final 3D model in ABS. Acrylonitrile…

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Amarsia Project status 19/02/2018

After a long time of stress test research and modelling, we’ve come to the point of making the first prototype of the ship’s structure by using a 3D printer. The scale was set to 1 : 37.000.000 This prototype is not only important to get a visual and touchable representation of the structure, but also…

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