January 18, 2014

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Proposal Review Complete

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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 […]

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January 6, 2014

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Registration Closing Tomorrow

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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!

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August 8, 2013

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Welcome to the 2014 Challenge!

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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 […]

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June 25, 2013

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Media from Event

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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 […]

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June 10, 2013

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Sample Return Robot Challenge – Recap

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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, […]

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June 5, 2013

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Level 1 – Redo

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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 […]

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June 5, 2013

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Webcast is up!

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The webcast link for the event are as follows: Windows/Real Player: mms://media.wpi.edu/robotics Browser-embedded: http://tinyurl.com/srr-webcast-embed Thanks!

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May 29, 2013

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Daily Schedule Posted

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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 […]

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April 16, 2013

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30-day required information

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Teams- The Critical Deadlines page has been updated to includes details of what is required at the “30-day” mark. All items listed are due by 8-May . Understand that the video and proposal information requested is to serve two main purposes: – To review your compliance with rule and safety regulations – To have a […]

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January 21, 2013

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Proposal Review Complete

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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 […]

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