Pocket GPS World :: View topic - Build your very own LEGO GPS satellite
Darren Pocket GPS Staff Joined: 11/07/2002 14:36:40 Posts: 23824 Location: Hampshire, UK
Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2013 2:00 pm Post subject: Build your very own LEGO GPS satellite
This one is for the kids, of whatever age! Whilst browsing the internet a few days back I came across this web-site that sells LEGO models of various satellites including a GPSIIF model.
Whilst they sell kits with all the necessary bricks, they have also made available the build guide so, if you have a large collection of LEGO bricks, you might just have the parts you need already.
The end result is a faithful scale model of the GPSIIF variant, complete with the antennas, solar panels and a stand.
If you fancy having a go, click the source link below to visit the site and download the build documentation. And if you do have a go, don't forget to post your build in the forum.
Source: LEGO Satellite Models
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MaFt Pocket GPS Staff Joined: Aug 31, 2005 Posts: 12952 Location: Bradford, West Yorkshire
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M8TJT The Other Tired Old Man Joined: Apr 04, 2006 Posts: 6430 Location: East Sussex, UK
Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2013 9:11 pm Post subject:
Problem is that it might be a prohibitive cost to get it into orbit
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