The rules and FAQ have been updated. Updated rules include R16, C47, C50, and C51. E16 is a new rule. The FAQ includes new questions F74 through F80. The Rules and FAQ pages now contain the updated documents. The rules PDF includes all updated rules and FAQs.
We are excited to announce the continuation of the NASA Sample Return Robot Centennial Challenge in June of 2015. A new set of rules and team agreement have been posted. Registration is officially open via the form on the right menu. In all cases, be sure you are using the current set of rules for […]
Teams- We have completed the review of the initial proposals submitted by all teams. We appreciated the thoroughness of many of the proposals and the variety of designs put forth. Each team will be receiving an individualized response to their proposal which will confirm one or more of the following: there are currently no major […]
Just a reminder that regular registration closes 7-Jan at 11:59PM. After that, acceptance into the challenge is not guarantee and subject to the late registration fee. Also due tomorrow is the initial proposal and the monthly reports for January. Information on those can be found in the menu on the right!
WPI and NASA are pleased to announce the 2014 Sample Return Robot Challenge will be back again in June of 2014! Registration is now open and the updated rules and documents are available from the menu on the right (under Current Challenge). Regular registration is open until 7-Jan-2014. We will continue to post updated information […]
Hi Everyone- We are working to get photos and videos posted from the event. In the case of videos especially, these may take longer to clip and edit. In the meantime, we’ve posted pictures courtesy of WPI from the Team Recognition and Appreciation Dinner. We will upload videos as they become available. Feel free to […]
Congratulations to all teams who participated in the 2013 NASA/WPI Sample Return Robot Challenge. This year was a wonderful year of competition where all teams showed great progress forward in our goal of advancing autonomous robot navigation and technology. We offer the recap below for those who may not have been in attendance. In addition, […]
Today was actually a great day of competition! The weather was beautiful and 10 out of 11 of our teams made it out to the competition platform. Almost all took off towards the PCS, with a couple coming with-in feet or contact with the sample. Univ of Waterloo even picked up the PCS, but could […]
Teams- We’ve posted the current 2013 Competitor Schedule here on the site. You will find very little has changed from the schedule sent to you in January, but more detail has been added. An email is going out to teams tonight with additional arrival information, parking, drop-off, etc, etc. In addition to HOPEFULLY awarding some […]