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7 Days to Our ThinSat Launch

7 Days to Our ThinSat Launch

7 days to launch, schools on both sides of the Atlantic are eagerly counting the sleeps. Thanks to Prof. Bob Twiggs, we have ThinSats launching next week!

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xChip SL01 is Going to Space!

xChip SL01 is Going to Space!

What is XinaBox Light Sensor SL01? XinaBox SL01 is a light sensor xChip that is used for data collection of ultraviolet, and visible lights while its partner SL19 measures infrared in space. Its success can be judged by the fact...

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9 days until xChips Fly in Space!

9 days until xChips Fly in Space!

We're counting down to the 17th April 2019, when the Antares rocket launches ThinSats into orbit! 55 of them will carry a payload of xChip sensors! Over one hundred schools have participated in this ground-breaking STEM programme and space journey to...

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8 Days to Our ThinSat Launch!

8 Days to Our ThinSat Launch!

Eight days from now we'll get data from orbit on our mission, measuring the magnetic field in extreme low earth orbit. It's our magnetic field that keeps our atmosphere in place, protecting it from solar winds. Will our satellite survive the solar...

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Playing with XinaBox Part 3

Playing with XinaBox Part 3

Check out Part 3 of Playing with XinaBox with Gery and take the xChips you used in Part 1 and 2 and follow this tutorial to code a fan to turn on and off based on the temperature: https://medium.com/@gerybbg/playing-with-xinabox-part-3-3c47d672a0a

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Playing with XinaBox Part 2

Playing with XinaBox Part 2

Continuing with Part 2 of Gery's blog, Playing with XinaBox: connecting the sensor device to Google Cloud. Check out the full tutorial here: https://medium.com/@gerybbg/playing-with-xinabox-part-2-77f5abdc409b

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Playing with XinaBox Part 1

Playing with XinaBox Part 1

Read Gery's blog on her journey from software developing to IoT prototyping, together with XinaBox: https://medium.com/@gerybbg/playing-with-xinabox-part-1-cfb742b676e7

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