15 Jul

Our goal last week was to convert the boat chassis from an origami structure to a 2D template that was designable on RoCo. The template still needs to be made of one uncut sheet, like origami, so that water can't leak in through edges, but it can be folded from shapes other than a square. The first...

08 Jul

Boat 4 tested that the pinwheels would work with all the electronics in the boat since our last boat was too small to hold the battery. We also wanted to try making pinwheels with six wings instead of four which turned out to be much more difficult than we imagined. Although this prototype worked,...

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