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A project log for Edge of space Flight Computer

The only project that eill reach space all on its own. An flight computer/data manager that can work on high altitudes.

luis.figueroa12luis.figueroa12 05/06/2014 at 02:350 Comments

I've been looking at various computers used on rocketry and they don't provide the flexibility of adding other sensors or extra functions to their products, also, their costly, 400+, and they need a HAM license, which I don't have.

So my first thought was: you guessed it! Arduino! But come on, I can do better than that. Why not plain old AVR programming? I have the extra 2kb that the Arduino boot-loader takes away, plus it's easier to manufacture a board this way.

Im thinking on using the "Sensor Stick" that was featured on HaD's main page on May 4. It has 3 of the most common sensors  I'm going to use: Accelerometer, Gyro and pressure; plus an added one, which I was thinking on adding Humidity, since in theory we know the humidity of upper atmosphere but we haven't been up there or have we?

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