Sunnyvale, CA

About Me:

Aerospace Engineer practicing in the Silicon Valley Microsatellite space.

Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

High Altitude, Long Endurance Sensing Platforms


Westminster, CA

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Alexander Athougies replied to Chris Spurgeon's discussion UAV rockets
"I am with CalPoly (calpoly.edu). We have been doing projects like this for many years through CalPoly Space Systems (http://aero.cpss.calpoly.edu/). If you are ever in the San Luis Obispo Area come by. Most of us are Level 2 certified (through…"
Apr 1, 2009
Alexander Athougies replied to James Hall's discussion Design and make your own PCB
"I have used Advanced PCB at 4pcb.com before for a robot (The CalPoly/Slobotics entry for the NASA Lunar Regolith Excavation Challenge). They have some good software with an extensive online and offline library with quick turnaround. I liked them…"
Apr 1, 2009
Alexander Athougies replied to Genesis Factor's discussion Solar Questions? Post here and i'll ask my professor and post back answers :)
"Wind power (fan on nose thing) will work, but adds drag which is proportional to power extracted plus inefficiencies. Good for fast sailplanes. I think you know that you cannot have perpetual motion. NASA did however patent in the 60's a system to…"
Mar 31, 2009