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PROSSATeam Arduino Greenhouse Project

  1. 1. PROSSATeam Greenhouse Project By: PROSSATeamBy: PROSSATeam prossat.nasa@gmail.comprossat.nasa@gmail.com
  2. 2. IntroductionIntroduction As part as a group, the PROSSATeam isAs part as a group, the PROSSATeam is introduced.introduced. The greenhouse project represents a veryThe greenhouse project represents a very resourceful alternative, and continuously theresourceful alternative, and continuously the reasons are discussed.reasons are discussed. The creation and development of this project isThe creation and development of this project is explained in detail.explained in detail. Finally, based on the experiment, futureFinally, based on the experiment, future investigation and improvements are suggested.investigation and improvements are suggested.
  3. 3. PROSSATeamPROSSATeam
  4. 4. Getting to knowGetting to know PROSSATeamPROSSATeamGroup of 6 students from Puerto RicoGroup of 6 students from Puerto Rico Working on NASA Ames Research Center asWorking on NASA Ames Research Center as internsinterns Pioneer Program funded by the AGMUSPioneer Program funded by the AGMUS 7 week summer program7 week summer program Students were selected based on a previousStudents were selected based on a previous Saturday Academy Research programSaturday Academy Research program
  5. 5. PROSSATeam Members Ángel AndinoÁngel Andino •From Carolina, Puerto Rico.From Carolina, Puerto Rico. •First year as a college student in ComputerFirst year as a college student in Computer Science BS at the Universidad Metropolitana,Science BS at the Universidad Metropolitana, Puerto Rico.Puerto Rico. • As a hobby, he takes courses in robotics andAs a hobby, he takes courses in robotics and work with programming, and developing tools inwork with programming, and developing tools in python and java.python and java. •He has already work in the development of: HTMLHe has already work in the development of: HTML websites, mobile applications for android (Mindwebsites, mobile applications for android (Mind Creeper), and windows phone (Kids Quiz), aCreeper), and windows phone (Kids Quiz), a platform named Clickers, databases, National Labplatform named Clickers, databases, National Lab Servers and ingesting winter data in python tools.Servers and ingesting winter data in python tools. •Works as a researcher in the PROSSATeam with:Works as a researcher in the PROSSATeam with: communication sensors, web site, datacommunication sensors, web site, data management, and plotting.management, and plotting.
  6. 6. PROSSATeam Members Karina MartínezKarina Martínez •From Arecibo, Puerto Rico.From Arecibo, Puerto Rico. • Will be majoring in Computer Science at theWill be majoring in Computer Science at the University of Puerto Rico.University of Puerto Rico. •As her hobbies there can be mention: reading,As her hobbies there can be mention: reading, playing the guitar and robotics assembling.playing the guitar and robotics assembling. •As part of the Arecibo Observatory Academy andAs part of the Arecibo Observatory Academy and the AGMUS pre-college research program, shethe AGMUS pre-college research program, she worked in the Astronomy division and her projectworked in the Astronomy division and her project waswas “How to optimize a CubeSat’s Attitude“How to optimize a CubeSat’s Attitude Determination and Control System to study theDetermination and Control System to study the Lunar Weather”Lunar Weather” project.project. •Works as a researcher in the PROSSATeam withWorks as a researcher in the PROSSATeam with the Software and Electronics of our project.the Software and Electronics of our project.
  7. 7. PROSSATeam Members Josean ReyesJosean Reyes •From Jayuya, Puerto Rico.From Jayuya, Puerto Rico. • Will be majoring in Biology at the University ofWill be majoring in Biology at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras.Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras. •He enjoys reading, taking pictures, writing andHe enjoys reading, taking pictures, writing and painting, as his hobbies.painting, as his hobbies. •As part of the Arecibo Observatory Academy andAs part of the Arecibo Observatory Academy and the AGMUS pre-college research program, hethe AGMUS pre-college research program, he worked in the Engineering division and his projectworked in the Engineering division and his project waswas “The use of solar energy in the Biodiesel“The use of solar energy in the Biodiesel Industry as a sustainable alternative for the glycerinIndustry as a sustainable alternative for the glycerin purification process”purification process” project.project. • Works as a researcher in the PROSSATeam withWorks as a researcher in the PROSSATeam with the hardware designs and mechanical structure ofthe hardware designs and mechanical structure of our projects.our projects.
  8. 8. PROSSATeam Members Melissa RiveraMelissa Rivera •From Hatillo, Puerto Rico.From Hatillo, Puerto Rico. •Will be majoring in Biology with Biotechnology atWill be majoring in Biology with Biotechnology at the Catholic University of Puerto Rico.the Catholic University of Puerto Rico. •She enjoys to read, write, travel and swim as herShe enjoys to read, write, travel and swim as her hobbies.hobbies. •As part of the Arecibo Observatory Academy andAs part of the Arecibo Observatory Academy and the AGMUS pre-college research program, shethe AGMUS pre-college research program, she worked in the astronomy division with the aworked in the astronomy division with the a Cubesat educational Video called “Cubesat educational Video called “Educating theEducating the PublicPublic”.”. • Works as a researcher in the PROSSATeam withWorks as a researcher in the PROSSATeam with the documentation and hardware assembly.the documentation and hardware assembly.
  9. 9. PROSSATeam Members Ademyr RiveraAdemyr Rivera •From Bayamón, Puerto Rico.From Bayamón, Puerto Rico. • Will be majoring in Computer Science at theWill be majoring in Computer Science at the Metropolitan University, Puerto Rico.Metropolitan University, Puerto Rico. •His hobbies are: listening to music, playing videoHis hobbies are: listening to music, playing video games and watching movies.games and watching movies. •As part of the Arecibo Observatory Academy andAs part of the Arecibo Observatory Academy and the AGMUS pre-college research program, hethe AGMUS pre-college research program, he worked in the Computer Science division with theworked in the Computer Science division with the “Trigonometry Solver App for Windows Phone 7”“Trigonometry Solver App for Windows Phone 7” project.project. • Works as a researcher in the PROSSATeam withWorks as a researcher in the PROSSATeam with the software and electronics parts of our projects.the software and electronics parts of our projects.
  10. 10. PROSSATeam Members Jemaris MartesJemaris Martes •From Jayuya, Puerto Rico.From Jayuya, Puerto Rico. •Will be majoring in Mechanical Engineering at theWill be majoring in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez.University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez. •As her hobbies there can be mention: reading,As her hobbies there can be mention: reading, traveling and painting.traveling and painting. •As part of the Arecibo Observatory Academy andAs part of the Arecibo Observatory Academy and the AGMUS pre-college research program, shethe AGMUS pre-college research program, she worked in the Engineering division and her projectworked in the Engineering division and her project waswas “The use of solar energy in the Biodiesel“The use of solar energy in the Biodiesel Industry as a sustainable alternative for the glycerinIndustry as a sustainable alternative for the glycerin purification process”purification process” • Works as a researcher in the PROSSATeam withWorks as a researcher in the PROSSATeam with the mechanical structure and assembly of ourthe mechanical structure and assembly of our projects, and her role also involves the informativeprojects, and her role also involves the informative presentations of the team.presentations of the team.
  11. 11. Project AssignmentProject Assignment A Greenhouse project was assigned by ourA Greenhouse project was assigned by our mentor, Dr. Sean Casey.mentor, Dr. Sean Casey. The tasks were divided between each memberThe tasks were divided between each member of the team.of the team. New hardware and software was created forNew hardware and software was created for the project.the project.
  12. 12. Why a GreenhouseWhy a Greenhouse Project?Project?A greenhouse can be a food developingA greenhouse can be a food developing alternative.alternative. Promotes agriculture.Promotes agriculture. An educational project for students.An educational project for students. While growing plants, we can develop aWhile growing plants, we can develop a potential space greenhouse system.potential space greenhouse system. This project could be a food source for the ISSThis project could be a food source for the ISS as well as for future space missions (Moon,as well as for future space missions (Moon, Mars, etc).Mars, etc).
  13. 13. Work BreakdownWork Breakdown StructureStructure
  14. 14. PROSSAT Arduino Greenhouse ProjectPROSSAT Arduino Greenhouse Project
  15. 15. Project Gantt ChartProject Gantt Chart
  16. 16. Greenhouse MaterialsGreenhouse Materials (Hardware)(Hardware) • Arduino Mega Board 2560Arduino Mega Board 2560 • Raspberry piRaspberry pi
  17. 17. Greenhouse MaterialsGreenhouse Materials (Hardware)(Hardware) • Sensors:Sensors: - Temperature (DS18B20)- Temperature (DS18B20) - Humidity (HH10D)- Humidity (HH10D) - Gas (MQ-5)- Gas (MQ-5)
  18. 18. Greenhouse MaterialsGreenhouse Materials (Hardware)(Hardware) • Sensors:Sensors: - Camera and Micro SD Card- Camera and Micro SD Card - Infrared sensor- Infrared sensor - Speaker- Speaker
  19. 19. Greenhouse MaterialsGreenhouse Materials (Hardware)(Hardware) •Water Injection: - tank - valves - water hose - minerals • Acrylic Sheets • Glue Sticks • Cables •Computers
  20. 20. Greenhouse MaterialsGreenhouse Materials (Hardware)(Hardware) • Holders • Housing (based on CubeSat design) • Screws • Plants • Vinyl tubing
  21. 21. Greenhouse MaterialsGreenhouse Materials (Software)(Software) • Codes: - sensors • Arduino Software • Internet (research) - Temperature Sensor - Humidity Sensor - Gas Sensor - Camera
  22. 22. ProjectProject DevelopmentDevelopment
  23. 23. MethodologyMethodology
  24. 24. ResearchResearch Arduino knowledgeArduino knowledge Programming tutorialsProgramming tutorials Sensor LibrariesSensor Libraries Space shop classesSpace shop classes CAD softwareCAD software Biology of plants -Biology of plants - ArugulaArugula
  25. 25. ResearchResearch: Plant selection: Plant selection ArugulaArugula Fast growing plantFast growing plant Harvesting: 35-40 daysHarvesting: 35-40 days Grows best in cool weatherGrows best in cool weather Days to germination: 7-10 daysDays to germination: 7-10 days Plant height: 10 inchPlant height: 10 inch It is popular in salad and sandwiches selectionIt is popular in salad and sandwiches selection
  26. 26. Designing and creatingDesigning and creating HardwareHardware Main Greenhouse Structure SkectMain Greenhouse Structure Skect
  27. 27. Arduino board holderArduino board holder SketchSketch Designing and creatingDesigning and creating HardwareHardware
  28. 28. sensors holder boardsensors holder board Designing and creatingDesigning and creating HardwareHardware
  29. 29. Designing and creatingDesigning and creating HardwareHardware HardwareHardware Humidity Sensor HolderHumidity Sensor Holder SketchSketch Gas Sensor HolderGas Sensor Holder SketchSketch
  30. 30. Project ConnectionProject Connection DiagramDiagram
  31. 31. Greenhouse assembleGreenhouse assemble
  32. 32. Water injection systemWater injection system designdesign
  33. 33. CreatingCreating SoftwareSoftware
  34. 34. CreatingCreating SoftwareSoftware Code exampleCode example
  35. 35. SoftwareSoftware Data ExampleData Example
  36. 36. Project Final PhaseProject Final Phase
  37. 37. Work experienceWork experience
  38. 38. Work experienceWork experience
  39. 39. Work in progressWork in progress
  40. 40. Future ApplicationsFuture Applications Optimize the systemOptimize the system - Water injection system- Water injection system -Add more data sensors-Add more data sensors Create a self-suficient system by using a solarCreate a self-suficient system by using a solar power supply.power supply. Add system manipulation variables (heater, fan,Add system manipulation variables (heater, fan, etc.).etc.). Add plant variety.Add plant variety. Develop a next generation the system in orderDevelop a next generation the system in order for it to function in space.for it to function in space.
  41. 41. Resources andResources and AcknowledgmentsAcknowledgments Space Shop, NASA Ames Research CenterSpace Shop, NASA Ames Research Center Github Software, github.comGithub Software, github.com SparkfunSparkfun ArduLabArduLab
  42. 42. Web-wareWeb-ware GmailGmail –– prossat.nasa@gmail.comprossat.nasa@gmail.com Facebook PageFacebook Page –– https://www.facebook.com/pages/PROSSATeam/https://www.facebook.com/pages/PROSSATeam/ Twitter AccountTwitter Account –– https://twitter.com/PROSSATeamhttps://twitter.com/PROSSATeam Slide Share PageSlide Share Page –– http://www.slideshare.net/PROSSATeamNASAhttp://www.slideshare.net/PROSSATeamNASA Tumblr. BlogTumblr. Blog –– http://prossat.tumblr.comhttp://prossat.tumblr.com
  43. 43. Facebook pageFacebook page
  44. 44. ““Space weather? That’s our mission”Space weather? That’s our mission”

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