"People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it." - George Bernard Shaw

Rovers
My Family of Rovers

My Family of Rovers

Ever since reading about the first mars rover, Sojourner, I have been fascinated by autonomous rovers.  Building something which must go out and survive on its own, possibly on a planet far away, is such an interesting challenge! I have built many things over the years, but I am most proud of my three “Mars...
Sandy Rover

Sandy Rover

Sandy rover was originally built with the aim of leaving it to wonder autonomously in the Namib Desert in Namibia.  Sandy was built using minimal components to make it as cheap as possible.  I wanted Sandy to roam autonomously, powered by the sun, while I monitored its location remotely using a web interface.  I hoped...