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Arduino Adventures Escape from Gemini Station

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ISBN-10: 1430246057

ISBN-13: 9781430246053

Edition: 2013

Authors: James Floyd Kelly, Harold Timmis

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Escape from Gemini Station: An Arduino Hands-On Adventure provides a complete introduction to the Arduino microcontroller by putting you into space. You’ll find yourself aboard Gemini Station – an orbiting outpost filled with scientists, teachers, families, and you. Trouble ensues. The station is evacuated. You and your friends don’t make it and are trapped as the last transport departs without you. Using some old hardware from the dusty reaches of long-unused storeroom, it is up to you to protect your friends and make your way to a safe part of the station.The hardware is Arduino. Each new challenge opens a new area of Arduino and basic electronics knowledge. You’ll be taken incrementally…    
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Book details

List price: $44.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Apress L. P.
Publication date: 1/28/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 332
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

James Floyd Kelly is a freelance writer living in Atlanta, Georgia, with degrees in English and Industrial Engineering. He is editor-in-chief of the world's most popular LEGO NXT robotics blog,, which continues to draw an estimated 50,000+ readers monthly, and is the author of three Apress LEGO robotics books including his latest, LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT 2.0: The King's Treasure. James has also written on topics including building custom computers and free software, and he just completed Build Your Own CNC Machine, which shows readers how to build their very own computer controlled machine that cuts, drills, etches, and more. He and his wife have a 3 year old son and have another…    

Since  Harold Timmis  was a small child, he has fostered a curiosity for technology, taking apart everything in his parents' house just to see how it all worked. This fueled his thirst for knowledge of computer science, programming and its uses. He has worked with LabVIEW and Arduino for the past three years. During that time, he has been involved in several professional projects using LabVIEW, as well as many hobbyist projects utilizing both Arduino and LabVIEW. Harold attended the Florida Institute of Technology, where he studied computer engineering and was introduced to LabVIEW and Arduino. Later, he worked at the Harris Corporation and General Electric, where he…