Aug 31, 2011

Rover Prototype Press Conference Highlights Reel

On the 28th of August 2011, White Label Space held a press conference in Tokyo to present the team's lunar rover prototype. This video shows some of the highlights of the event.

The press conference was organized by White Label Space Japan LLC, the team's commercial branch in Japan.

Aug 26, 2011

Fire Control System

Safety comes first in rocketry, and that's why our partner the Swiss Propulsion Laboratory developed this custom fire control system to operate their rocket motor test bench from a remote and safe location.

The computer screen shows them telemetry from sensors on all the critical equipment allowing them to monitor the test results in real-time and, if necessary, make safety-critical decisions.


Aug 18, 2011

Quadrotor GNC Testbed - Test 1

Dhanushka Liyanage, Guidance Navigation and Control (GNC) engineer for White Label Space, has constructed a quadrotor vehicle as a testbed for GNC algorithms that will be used on the lander for our Google Lunar X PRIZE mission.

This video shows a test with manual manipulations of the quadrotor thrust levels. Dhanushka is now working on the basic flight control algorithms to achieve sustained hovering.

Aug 17, 2011

Rover Release - Japan Press Conference Announced

The White Label Space Rover prototype will be officially presented to the media and specially invited guests during a press conference on Monday 29th August in Tokyo.

The White Label Space team members in Japan prepared this video to promote the event.

Aug 8, 2011

Short Firing Test of Development Motor

More progress from the White Label Space propulsion team - this video shows a short firing test of a development motor, a stepping stone towards the engine that will eventually power our lunar lander.

Aug 6, 2011

Cool Way to Inspire Future Rocket Scientists

Our partner the Austrian Space Forum (OeWF) found this cool way to spend a hot summer's day in Innsbruck - water rockets!