Build your own R2-D2 - Issue 1
ISSUE 1 - CONTENT
- BUILDING the GALAXY:
Designing R2-D2, PART 1: Although R2-D2 was devised by George Lucas and illustrator Ralph McQuarrie, the job of realising the director’s vision fell to a team of resourceful British film technicians.
- DROID DIRECTORY:
R2-SERIES ASTROMECH DROIDS, PART 1: Justifying their market-leading position, R2-series astromechs are versatile mechanic/repair droids that can also stand in as substitute navicomputers or co-pilots.
- UNDERSTANDING ROBOTICS:
LEDs: Light-emitting diodes’ small size, low energy consumption, rapid response and high output makes them ideal for robotics
- BUILD R2-D2:
HEAD & RIGHT SHOULDER: Components provided include elements of R2-D2’s processor state indicator, faceplate, and the first part of his leg.