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1 Meter of Pi - Rest the Pestcreated by  anil kumar Dr bheemaiah on Aug 26, 2020 5:36 PM, modified on Aug 26, 2020 5:36 PM   Design Challenge:1 Meter of Pi Full Name:anil kumar Dr bheemaiah   Image: Reason for the Design Challenge: Rest The Pest. The Problem. Given 1 cubic meter of growing space, we invite pests, pests span a large spectrum of species and the rest is said in silence, when we do need to mitigate the loss, in the precious growing space, we need to indeed rest ...
  " Katharina Unger's Farm 432 concept is a fly-breeding device for home use that continually collects fly larva as a protein source for less squeamish diners. As unappetizing as it may sound, the designer hopes that convincing the Western world to add insects to its diet could help increase the planet's overall food supply." Ref: https:/
ewatlas.com/farm-432-fly-larva-food/28509/ Could Farm 432 be not just a pest farm but the one square meter space garden? To pack on your galactic voy ...
coderdojostpaul2

Roach For Food

Posted by coderdojostpaul2 Oct 30, 2020
The personal sedan has evolved, in the distant future I dream of a space bubble, a bubble space ship any kid can blow and blow. large enough to be that space bubble. In that buble space craft is the crew, one family that fits in the sedan, and of course the advertised one cubic meter garden fresh vegetables greenhouse. Introducing the pest-pet, roaches as pests, pets and food too! Sleeping roaches can be sourced as flour too, roach flour! and then the bread is baked, bread from roach flour an ...
It's probably been around a week since my last blog.   Not much to say though, haven't done much, to be honest.   Dan's shipping the kits!   Needless to say, my excitement level is quite high.   I have not decided on what seeds to use, however.   I may just use tomato seeds for a proof of concept. Or better, grass. Hehe.   Well.   Time to build a light board! Chances are it won't arrive for another month due to international shipping, but it... will ar ...
While waiting for the kit to arrive and to be able to start piecing all together, it's time to start thinking how are the three Raspberry PIs be able to talk to each other. The following picture shows this - the exchange of messages between them.   RPI4 The RPI 4 will store all the sensor information in a SQLITE3 database. The samples will be taken every 15m or 30m, still in study. Two python scripts will be used: Getting all the information from the sensors and storing it in the datab ...
Previous blogs Description Next blogs Description #2 - Materials and casing assembly Our journey with selecting proper materials, cutting and assembling the drawer and its casing! #3 - Modelling, cutting, planting! The title says it all: this part describes some modelling we did before cutting some holes in the drawer and finally planted some vegetables! #4 - Plants, harvests, and fertilisers First harvest, problems with plants and used fertilisers. All that went off-script for our plants in t ...
Here is a list of the posts in this challenge Gr0G - 01 - Introduction Gr0G - 02 - Why aeroponics? Gr0G - 03 - High-pressure system design Gr0G - 04 - Mechanical design Gr0G - 05 - Electrical design Gr0G - 06 - Building the box Gr0G - 07 - Playing with the Gertbot Gr0G - 08 - Installing LEDs Gr0G - 09 - The control board Gr0G - 10 - Software design Gr0G - 11 - Building the box (2) Gr0G - 12 - Building the high-pressure system Gr0G - 13 - Building the high-pressure system (2) Gr0G - ...
This post covers my original design and how I am approaching the development of a High- Tech Vertical Farming System, by bullet points: a. Once I have completed the build of a small scale-model (25% of full size), I propose to carry out a reverse engineering exercise and split-out the various sections to analyse the structure and see what could be made better for the full-size version. b. In essence, this will be achieved by taking one square metre level and stretching it out so that I have a ...
stevotech

WEEK ONE - ANNOUNCEMENT

Posted by stevotech Oct 25, 2020
Four days since announcement of Sponsored Challengers finalists/winners and I have mapped out the 10-12 weeks programme of work: Draft mechanical designs and detail materials and equipment for the complete module. This will be the most difficult and I am considering making a scale-model to see how the various sections will best fit together. I will probably use standard plastic shapes as these could probably be produced by 3D printing for the final build (and a 3D printer might be part of the & ...
Here is a list of the posts in this challenge Gr0G - 01 - Introduction Gr0G - 02 - Why aeroponics? Gr0G - 03 - High-pressure system design Gr0G - 04 - Mechanical design Gr0G - 05 - Electrical design Gr0G - 06 - Building the box Gr0G - 07 - Playing with the Gertbot Gr0G - 08 - Installing LEDs Gr0G - 09 - The control board Gr0G - 10 - Software design Gr0G - 11 - Building the box (2) Gr0G - 12 - Building the high-pressure system Gr0G - 13 - Building the high-pressure system (2) Gr0G - ...
Here is a list of the posts in this challenge Gr0G - 01 - Introduction Gr0G - 02 - Why aeroponics? Gr0G - 03 - High-pressure system design Gr0G - 04 - Mechanical design Gr0G - 05 - Electrical design Gr0G - 06 - Building the box Gr0G - 07 - Playing with the Gertbot Gr0G - 08 - Installing LEDs Gr0G - 09 - The control board Gr0G - 10 - Software design Gr0G - 11 - Building the box (2) Gr0G - 12 - Building the high-pressure system Gr0G - 13 - Building the high-pressure system (2) Gr0G - ...
BLOG# 3 -Edible Algae System - (Growing Spirulina in space) Research Instrumentation version 1.1 This is my 3rd blog post in a series of blog post for the Design Challenge 1 Meter of Pi ,<<< PREVIOUS BLOG NEX BLOG  >> Blog# 2 EAS - System Concepts Blog# 4 EAS - Research and Unboxing of the challenge kit   Introduction Parts List Growing Environment Unit Parts. Growing Housing Parts Controller Unit Parts Parts Descriptions Growing Environm ...
Designing the System concept  The Space Vegetables project will have some electronics to control and some sensors to monitor. The 1 Meter of Pi challenge will offer: 1 Raspberry PI 4 2GB 1 Automation HAT mini 1 Enviro HAT 1 PICO HAT Hacker   Because the Automation HAT and the Enviro HAT are not stackable, another Raspberry PI will have to be used. Since I have a Raspberry PI 3B+ available, that will be used and a Raspberry PI Zero W for the Twitter updates. Raspberry PI 4 2GB ...
One of the direct commercial offshoots of the Rest The Pest project is the ability to simply put fleas, lice, mites and ticks to sleep both when indoors and outdoors and earn valuable peace of mind, for both you and your pets. SO we need to modify any available delta wave sleep NREM technology to the entomological, and the way to do that is easy, with a wave transducer coil, one can induce delta sleep as researched in induced sleep studies in the fruit fly. As a starter can a commodity off the ...
After a terrific series of events at Space, we are all geared up to do more research here to learn about the lifeform that we are going to grow.   Earlier, in  1. SPACE CRASHHH... and need to grow food to survive! Whhat??, we had fully convinced ourselves that we'd harvest Spirulina, so today's research matter would mostly include what kind of environmental conditions are a must for us to maintain healthy growth of these algae systems.   This research is essential to designing a ...
  The Space Vegetables project consists in cultivating vegetables for consumption in a almost automated hydroponics setup. The objective is the minimum maintenance by an Astronaut, because they have other work to do.   Here I'm going to try to describe, very basically and short, what is hydroponics - bare in mind that this all new to me.   What is Hydroponics  Hydroponics is the science of cultivating plants in a solution of water and nutrients where the plant roots are s ...
BLOG# 2 -Edible Algae System - (Growing Spirulina in space) System Concepts Updated version 1.3 This is my 2nd blog post in a series of blog post for the Design Challenge 1 Meter of Pi ,<<< PREVIOUS BLOG NEX BLOG  >> Blog# 1 EAS - Steps to Growing Spirulina Algae Blog# 3 EAS - Research Instrumentation Introduction Growing Housing Unit (GH) Growing Environmental (GEU) Controller Unit   Raspberry PI Growing Environmental Unit -- GEU --- What's I ...
As much as we hope this happens to none...but we gotta be prepared. Crisis doesn't come telling.   This is about preparing for the odds that we wish never occur.. such as the ongoing pandemic, falling short of eatables in space, run out of food in a water expedition. These aren't easy situations at any level but we're exactly going to try to solve such a situation..by Tech!   So the present situation is... I, along with my crew of 5 other people had flown using our spaceship to clos ...
  Hi all ! Hope everyone is fine.   This weekend was the beginning of the construction of the greenhouse for the Hydroponics setup. Why a greenhouse ? It's winter in the northern hemisphere, so cold and no sun will start to be a constant and will be easier to control the space (1m of PI) and have a structure to attach the controls and lights.   Greenhouse  The greenhouse has the following dimensions: 1mx1mx1m . In the end, its a cube with 1m3 of volume .     ...
Here is a list of the posts in this challenge Gr0G - 01 - Introduction Gr0G - 02 - Why aeroponics? Gr0G - 03 - High-pressure system design Gr0G - 04 - Mechanical design Gr0G - 05 - Electrical design Gr0G - 06 - Building the box Gr0G - 07 - Playing with the Gertbot Gr0G - 08 - Installing LEDs Gr0G - 09 - The control board Gr0G - 10 - Software design Gr0G - 11 - Building the box (2) Gr0G - 12 - Building the high-pressure system Gr0G - 13 - Building the high-pressure system (2) Gr0G - ...
amgalbu

Gr0G - 01 - Introduction

Posted by amgalbu Top Member Oct 18, 2020
Here is a list of the posts in this challenge Gr0G - 01 - Introduction Gr0G - 02 - Why aeroponics? Gr0G - 03 - High-pressure system design Gr0G - 04 - Mechanical design Gr0G - 05 - Electrical design Gr0G - 06 - Building the box Gr0G - 07 - Playing with the Gertbot Gr0G - 08 - Installing LEDs Gr0G - 09 - The control board Gr0G - 10 - Software design Gr0G - 11 - Building the box (2) Gr0G - 12 - Building the high-pressure system Gr0G - 13 - Building the high-pressure system (2) Gr0G - ...
Previous Blogs 1.  2Pi Microgravity Garden Blog 1 | Getting Started   Blog #2 Summary: 1. Set up Raspberry pi (my own raspberry pi 4 as I haven't received the kits from Element 14 yet - where are they now???). 2. Pick a couple of water bags to try hydroponic systems for 360 degree garden.   In my "Sustain the World" design challenge, I worked on the smart hydroponic system. My last blog post of Sustain the World is in this link: Measure Climate Change with Hydroponic System Blo ...
BLOG#1 -Edible Algae System - (Growing Spirulina in space) Steps to Growing  Spirulina Algae This is my 1st blog post in a series of blog post for the Design Challenge 1 Meter of Pi version 1.1 ,<<< PREVIOUS BLOG NEX BLOG  >> INTRODUCTION BLOG -Edible Algae System - (Growing Spirulina in space) Blog# 2 EAS - System Concepts   To grow any Algae there are several product cycles involved in getting a good product:   Getting the right Materials Growing ...
This is my first blog of 1 Meter Pi Challenge. I am excited about this opportunity because I would like to visit the outer space in my lifetime.   1 Meter Pi Challenge Project Concept Video I made a video about this challenge. Hope you can enjoy watching this ~ 1 minute video.     Prototype Concept The idea started by watching NASA videos - how do astronauts drink water under microgravity?   They use water bags to drink water. Then, I thought we can use those water bags t ...
I've setup up a Twitter account for the Space Vegetables project. Now, it's time to show a little script for those who would like to do the same, attaching some pictures and a description. Optionally, you could also add a little watermark to the image. This will all be done using Python.   NOTE: I'm assuming the Raspberry PI camera, but it should work for a USB also.   Software  Let's start by installing some necessary libraries If not using Python3 as the default, see this ...
dules

Aquaponics Box: #1 - Intro

Posted by dules Oct 13, 2020
Hi everyone, This is an intro about what I plan to build for 1 Meter of Pi Chalenge, and how "Aquaponics Box" will help out the astronauts to eat something fresh.   ChallengeSo we have to grow as much food as possible on 1 cubic meter in a corner of a rocket ship.   Main concerns, limitations and possibilitiesBiggest limitation is space of 1 square meter, we can't grow much food in that, also no tall plants can grow. So short plants are preferable, high nutrient values and big yields a ...
This is my Introductory blog post for this Design Challenge1 Meter of Pi Updated version 1.8   I've decided to come up with a system that will help grow Spirulina Algae in a self contained space. I will not be growing it in a spaceship for now, but in my basement. My basement has a changing climate of it's own from the rest of the house .I'm sure it is not the most ideal space to grow Spirulina but I'm sure outer space is a lot less ideal. Spirulina Algae is a superfood with all the nutri ...
This will be the first blog for my series of blogs in this challenge.   Firstly, I'd like to thank the element14 Community as well as the Raspberry Pi Foundation for giving me the opportunity to participate in this challenge.   Included in the Challenge Kit: Raspberry Pi 4, 2GB Variant Pimoroni ENVIRO Hat Mini Pimoroni Automation Hat Mini Pimoroni GPIO Tracker Thing Apologies for the delay, we have are working on adding something very interesting for free (and currently secret)& ...
Hi all ! Let's start this with a thank you for choosing my project - alongside 24 more ! It will be challenging, since I never grew anything on hydroponics before, but never to late to learn ! I do have a small farm where my parents grow an assortment of vegetables all year round. They will be my consultants on farming issues !   I'm no stranger to Raspberry PI and Python programming, so that will not be a big problem - although I'm expecting problems to arise. Why wouldn't I be ? Here' ...