Prototype #001 Start

A project log for Mars Wind Tumbler Robot

Wind-propelled robot for prospecting of nomadic habitat sites and continued exploration during sand storms on Mars (aka Strandbeest on Mars)

ekEK 10/01/2021 at 15:140 Comments

The goals of prototype #001 are:

  1. How well does it roll?
  2. Does the bearing idea work
  3. Does it hold together?

Above all the first goal is to start the project - make a scrappy 1st prototype!

Work in progress - scrappy prototype #001 CAD:

Coupling piece that is being printed:

Pic of the prints so far: