Arduino controlled Saucer


I built this saucer for the annual MWP 9 Night launch. Since the night launch has a limited FAA altitude ceiling, traditional rockets just don’t cut it. The RGB LED’S on the saucer are controlled by an Arduino controller which I can control with my phone via Bluetooth. Cool to change the patterns while the saucer is on the pad.

Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to make the launch this year. Next year I plan on embedding the LED’S into the rocket in a matrix so I can transmit scrolling messages to the rocket from the pad kind of like this one, but much bigger

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2 thoughts on “Arduino controlled Saucer

  1. That’s awesome… gives me some ideas for my own project 😉

  2. Pingback: Odd-Roc’s « mylevel3

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