Inspector Gecko has received the following awards and nominations. Way to go!
Update: we just won the local challenge in Amman, this is our presentation!
We designed an autonomous robot by merging three technologies to come up with a unique solution:
This device is designed to screen the surface of the shuttle, to identify holes/cracks and report back the impacted area with high resolution images and full details on the damage. We have utilized the farmer plowing approach to scan for damage.
Paper: Micrometeoroid/Orbital Debris (MMOD) Impact Detection and Location Using Fiber Optic Bragg Grating Sensing Technology Steven L. Rickmana *, W. Lance Richardsa, Ph. D., Eric L. Christiansenb, Ph. D., Anthony Piazzac, Francisco Penac, Allen R. Parkerc.
SpaceApps is a NASA incubator innovation program.