Charlie Garcia, electronics podcast, Luka Govedič, MacroFab, macrofab engineering podcast, MIT Rocket Team
Podcast
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MEP EP#195: Mach 5 Sandpaper – MIT Rocket Team

Podcast Notes

Episode 200 is Coming Up!

  • Question / Answer setup like Episode 100
  • Send them via Audio Format to podcast@macrofab.com

Charlie Garcia

  • Attended space camp as a kid every year he could and became one of the counselors
  • Enjoys sharing his love of space exploration with people of all ages and walks of life through various mediums
  • In 2018 he lead the MIT Rocket Team as President to launch Project Hermes to 32,400 f
  • Now, as the Publicity Chair of the MIT Rocket Team, Charlie hopes to inspire others to explore the heavens
  • When Charlie isn’t building rockets, he is using his telescope, tinkering with his 3D printer, or enjoying a fantasy novel

Luka Govedič

  • Is a 20y old sophomore from Slovenia
  • Majoring in Electrical engineering and Computer science
  • Joined the MIT Rocket Team last fall
  • Currently the leader of the avionics subteam
  • Also part of the MIT varsity soccer team
  • Likes to play frisbee, drums, and compose music

What is the MIT Rocket Team?

  • History
  • Goals
  • Current Projects
  • Rocket Design
    • Staging
    • Important things to remember
    • Testing
    • Approvals? Who do you let know that you are launching a rocket?
    • Accidents?
  • What kind of electronic hardware do you run?
    • Design considerations
    • Microcontrollers
    • Power? Batteries?
  • YouTube Channel
  • Twitter Account

MIT Rocket Team in the Mojave Desert

MIT Rocket Team in the Mojave Desert

 

Charlie Garcia

Charlie Garcia

 

Luka Govedič

Luka Govedič


Special thanks to whixr over at Tymkrs for the intro and outro!