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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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Level 1 – Redo

Filed in General Information by on June 5, 2013 0 Comments

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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Webcast is up!

Filed in General Information by on June 5, 2013 0 Comments

The webcast link for the event are as follows: Windows/Real Player: mms:// Browser-embedded: Thanks!

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Daily Schedule Posted

Filed in Event Schedule, General Information by on May 29, 2013 0 Comments

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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30-day required information

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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Proposal Review Complete

Filed in General Information by on January 21, 2013 2 Comments

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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New Mini-sode from NASA360

Filed in General Information by on January 15, 2013 0 Comments

Teams- Check out this new mini-episode from NASA360 on “Lessons Learned” from last year’s competitors! -Colleen

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Team Registration Deadline Approaching

Filed in General Information by on December 20, 2012 1 Comment

This is just a friendly reminder that the Team Registration deadline is 7-JAN-2013. We must receive your signed team agreements and payments by this time. I will be out of the office (since our campus is closed) from 21-Dec through 2-Jan. During this time, I will read and respond to emails, but the creation of […]

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Proposal Details Updated

Filed in General Information by on December 12, 2012 0 Comments

Teams- The details on what is required for the initial proposal (due 7-JAN-2013) has been updated on the Critical Deadlines page. Please recall that the registration deadline is 7-JAN-2013. A hard copy of your team agreement must be received by WPI by the deadline along with your registration fee. If you plan on paying by […]

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Updated Rules Posted

Filed in General Information by on November 5, 2012 0 Comments

Hi Competitors- Updated rules have been posted to clarify some recent questions. The changes you’ll see are: – Additional Technology Achievement Award added (this is available to all registered competitors) – Prize sections modified to include the term ‘prize-eligible’ to address the issue of demonstration teams An additional FAQ was added. F1 was also modified […]

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