Remember, you can follow the details of their technical progress online because Lunar Numbat is an open source effort!
This PCB design was recently created by Luke Weston and the team is now preparing to build it in hardware. It contains a microcontroller that drives the electric motor as well as an interface for the CAN bus that forms the backbone of the vehicle's avionics.
Other components of the valve assembly include;
- motors: MCG ID23900 brush motors.
- servo drive board: Rutex R2020.
- position encoder: E5S-50-250-IEG from US Digital
- ball valve: Apollo 86R-204-01-14