The SPHERES (Synchronized Position Hold Engage and Reorient Experimental Satellite) project is a groundbreaking initiative developed by MIT’s Space Systems Laboratory (SSL) in collaboration with NASA, DARPA, and Aurora Flight Sciences. It aims to revolutionize spacecraft technology by providing a safe and reusable zero-gravity platform for testing sensor, control, and autonomy algorithms.
SPHERES LAB DESCRIPTION
In this lab, you will learn how to program SPHERES, simulate, watch visualization, and get score.
After completing the course students will receive a certificate of SPHERES robot programming expert.
On completion of the course, students will be able to:
- Learn SPHERES hardware
- Learn C++ programming
- Play with different space problems
- Learn Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and Physics
COURSE REQUIREMENTS/ PREREQUISITES:
- Basic knowledge of PCs, MS Windows,
- Hi speed internet connection
- Familiarity with coding