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Using this information regarding available components, a concept vehicle design was constructed.  The three high-school teenagers then worked on creating a representation of their concept within the BRL-CAD solid modeling system.  Without any prior knowledge of BRL-CAD, but after going through the available introductory tutorials (even though they were in English), they were able to create a 3d model concept prototype with material shader properties defined.  They then used BRL-CAD tools to render animation frames for a 360 degree spinning visualization.
 
Using this information regarding available components, a concept vehicle design was constructed.  The three high-school teenagers then worked on creating a representation of their concept within the BRL-CAD solid modeling system.  Without any prior knowledge of BRL-CAD, but after going through the available introductory tutorials (even though they were in English), they were able to create a 3d model concept prototype with material shader properties defined.  They then used BRL-CAD tools to render animation frames for a 360 degree spinning visualization.
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From start to finish, this project consumed a few hours a week for a few months, cumulatively taking less than approximately 100 hours.
  
 
In orbit, space debris travels at a very high speed that can be reduced with the help of lasers.  This reduced speed lets the debris enter inside the space vehicle. Then, with the help of a treadmill, the debris can be clustered with a polymer. Afterwards the cluster of space junk will be sent to the sun (the incinerator chamber) thanks to the velocity that it gains from the treadmill plus the velocity of the vehicle.
 
In orbit, space debris travels at a very high speed that can be reduced with the help of lasers.  This reduced speed lets the debris enter inside the space vehicle. Then, with the help of a treadmill, the debris can be clustered with a polymer. Afterwards the cluster of space junk will be sent to the sun (the incinerator chamber) thanks to the velocity that it gains from the treadmill plus the velocity of the vehicle.
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* [http://brlcad.org/videos/verde/Projecto_VeRDE.wmv Windows Media Video File]
 
* [http://brlcad.org/videos/verde/Projecto_VeRDE.wmv Windows Media Video File]
  
Included above are rendered 360 degree spinning view video animations of the spacecraft.  Individual frames were rendered with BRL-CAD's "[[rt]]" ray tracer and composited with 3rd-party video processing tools.
 
  
== Interview with Raquel ==
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''I would say that the boolean operations were the easy part, due to its precision and simplicity, by constructing complex objects with basic geometric solids.''
 
''I would say that the boolean operations were the easy part, due to its precision and simplicity, by constructing complex objects with basic geometric solids.''
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Interview responses from February 16th, 2010.
 
 
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