Goonhilly Earth Satellite Station in Cornwall, UK , and the iconic Arthur satellite dish, brought Britain into the space age. It enabled transatlantic broadcasts for the first time, carrying broadcasts of Neil Armstrong’s first walk on the moon on July 20 1969 and modernised communications with the rest of the world.
Project_Arthur is a fun project allowing you to construct a 3d paper model of the dish which will track the location of the ISS (International Space Station) using an embedded Raspberry PI and notify you when it is over your chosen location!
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Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.