Exhibits, Demos, Talks, and Battle Bots @MakerExpo Canada, 2-3 June 2018

The HotPopRobot will be participating in the Maker Expo in Kitchener, Ontario on 2-3 June 2018. Maker Expo is a diverse family-friendly showcase of makers, artists & organizations who create amazing things in celebration of the do-it-yourself spirit. We have participated in several Maker Festivals in Toronto, New York, Delhi, and Ahmedabad. But this will be our first-time participation in Maker Expo in Kitchener and we are looking forward to it. We will be bringing several…

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Research Balloon Mission-4 (Cubes in Space) Approved: Space Radiation, CubeSats and Commerical Off-The-Shelf Technologies (COTS)

My Cube in Space that will fly on NASA High Altitude Balloon I am excited that my project proposal to study the impact of Space Radiation on electronic components for the CubeSats has been accepted to fly into NASA zero-pressure, high altitude, scientific balloon via the “Cubes in Space” programme. I will be sending my payload 40 km up in space to study the impacts of radiation on common “Commerical off-the-Shelf Technologies (COTS)” that I use in my…

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Outreach @University of Toronto, Science Rendezvous 2018

On 12 May 2018, HotPopRobot team set up their stall on St. George Street, Toronto as a part of the Science Rendezvous 2018 event organised by the University of Toronto. Science Rendezvous is a free annual all-day festival that brings science out of the lab and onto the street with the ultimate goal of improving student enrolment as well as public involvement in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (S.T.E.M.) fields. It occurs at over…

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Learnings from The Knowledge Society (TKS) Summit 2018, Toronto

Learnings from The Knowledge Society (TKS) Summit 2018 and how I plan to apply them in Space and Robotics Artash Nath I was very excited to be selected as a participant for The Knowledge Society Summit (TKS) held in Toronto on 12 May 2018. And I was prepared well for it. I had written a few articles on the Slack platform of the Summit about my learnings from the two public lectures I had previously…

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