UBC Mars Colony Fall 2017 Team Photo – click post to view photo. This photo is incomplete! Some of our wonderful team members were unable to be present. Advertisements
Last week we pressure tested a single layer of our mylar seal. It performed even better than we’d anticipated, withstanding ~ 16 psi before failing beside the seal. We plan to use 2-3 layers of mylar on our airlock, but even with only a single layer, it would be able to withstand enough pressure, although … More Mylar Seal Pressure Tested
What do you do to verify that your theoretical calculations are correct? Test it of course. Here are two images of our flexible canvas material, before and after our first destructive test. Fortunately, it withstood much more pressure than what we anticipated. However, there is much more testing and research left to be done, before … More Test Fixture First Results
The UBC Mars Colony Team is kicking off its first ever project. Currently, we still need many people to help on the support team, some of these positions won’t require as much time as technical positions, but if you are busy this year and still can help out a little on the side, this is … More 2016 Recruitment Mostly Completed
Thank you to those who have applied! We will be getting back to you regarding positions by no later than Monday October 10th. For those that have yet to apply, we are still considering people for both technical and support positions. Applications should still go through the google form on the recruitment post. Anyone applying after October … More Response to Applications
EDIT: Recruitment mostly complete. Updated positions available here. The UBC Mars Colony Team is kicking off its first ever project. We now need to fill our technical positions for all the subteams: Electrical/Software Team Structural Team – also looking for an Assistant Lead Mechanical Systems Team Transportation Team Details of each team can be … More 2016 Recruitment Now Open
We’ve gone public! This blog is where we will post updates about our progress. Stay tuned!