Who Made the Raspberry Pi Powered International Space Station Mimic? @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi

The International Space Station Mimic is a very cool project, powered by Raspberry Pi. It’s a 1% scale model of the International Space Station with 12 motors to control the solar panels and turn the thermal radiators. The motors are fed by live data streaming from the ISS. In other words, ISS Mimic recreates what’s happening at that very moment up in space. Who made it? Here’s more from Raspberry Pi Blog:

Dallas Kidd currently works at the startup Skylark Wireless, helping to advance the technology to provide affordable high speed internet to rural areas.

Previously, she worked on traffic controllers and sensors, in finance on a live trading platform, on RAID controllers for enterprise storage, and at a startup tackling the problem of alarm fatigue in hospitals.

Before getting her Master’s in computer science with a thesis on automatically classifying stars, she taught English as a second language, Algebra I, geometry, special education, reading, and more.

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