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As NUsolar goes into its last day of raycing, check out this video we did with Crimson Education to catch up on what NUsolar is and what we’re doing in Texas! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RE4I78p2E5I
Day 5 of #fsgp2017 began early in the morning with array charging and a few changes to the ventilation of the battery box. While the day ended with a sunshower, the rest of it was filled with sunshine and raycing. We can’t wait to start up again t…
Day 4 of #fsgp2017 started off a bit slow, but NUsolar was eventually able to get on the track! One achievement: getting over COTA’s steep hill without assistance. Check out the album for some highlights from the day!
Today was day 3 of #fsgp2017, and was the first day that the drivers got to take a tour of the track that they will be racing on tomorrow. While that was exciting, as the track is beautiful, the highlight of the day was completing all the requirem…
Mechanical member Lindon Liu, after passing scrutineering in #fsgp2017. PC Emily Zhao
Before sharing our daily #fsgp2017 photos, we have a huge announcement: for the first time since 2011, NUsolar has been able to fulfill ALL our requirements BEFORE the first raycing day!! We are incredibly proud, and are so excited to see how the …
Our second day at #fsgp2017 consisted of egress and BPS testing, tire seating, and Fourth of July festivities! We are preparing to begin dynamics testing tomorrow and are proud of our progress thus far. Scroll through the photos below to see what …
The first #fsgp2017 blog post you’ve all been waiting for: Meet our next electrical lead, Sylvia Fu. https://nusolar.org/blog/2017/07/04/fsgp-2017-electrical-teams-future-sylvia-fu/
Today was our first day of FSGP 2017, and our first day of scrutineering. We accomplished a lot and are confident that we will be able to pass most of the requirements tomorrow! Click through the photos below to get a sneak peek of how our day wen…
Have any burning questions for NUsolar? Wait no more, for all the solar car teams at #fsgp2017 are taking questions at https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/6l35ma/iama_solar_car_race_teams_competing_in_the/ at 7PM CST. We’re looking forward to t…
We made it to #cota safe and sound, after passing through St. Louis and Dallas. The team is hard at work prepping the car for the start of #fsgp2017 tomorrow bright and early at 8 AM.
Made it to St Louis and stopped for dinner!
Heading off to Austin, TX for FSGP 2017! #sustainNU Northwestern University Formula Sun Grand Prix
In early July, NUsolar is heading down to Austin, TX for FSGP 2017. To keep up with our adventures, check out our new and improved website at https://nusolar.org/ ! The website has anything and everything you need to know about what makes NUsolar …
Supporting the Northwestern Vehicle Teams (including NUsolar) is just one of the ways that Dean Ottino has brought his vision of Whole Brain Engineering to life. We’re so proud to celebrate this outstanding recognition with him and the rest of our…
Had a successful testing at Ryan Field yesterday! Check out some photos below:
Hey everyone! We are planning a driver training trip to Ryan Field this weekend from around 11AM to 5PM. Everyone who is interested in watching is more than welcome to stop by!
SC7 steering system is nearly complete!
Seven is a wheel vehicle now.
The car and the little red wagon (telemetry base station and all our safety materials).
Did some test drives with SC6 in the North Garage last Saturday. Despite some setbacks during the year, SC6 drives on!
Every Thursday we have design reviews. Most of them are useful. A lot of them are fun. And some of them are a taaaaaaad bit Sassy.
Winter Quarter Newsletter here. Happy spring! http://nusolar.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Winter_2017_Newsletter_Final.pdf