Issues with the shell

This past Saturday we got the prototype rolling around on the ground. We ran into some issues.

It’s all fixable stuff. We’ll have to reinforce and redesign the shell.

For the long form from Mike, look below:

1. The shell is buckling severely. This is occuring in the spans between the welds (rather than at the welds.) And it has a shape more consistant with distributed forces parallel to the surface (sideways Read more »

Baby’s First Roll

Here’s video of our baby’s first ste…roll!

Original MOV for first video

Original MOV for second video

Original MOV for third video

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Under its own power

We now have an orb that runs under its own power!

Original AVI

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