Robotics BBQs, Retrieves Frisbee From Lake

A week ago, the Robotics team held a barbecue in Schuman Park. For the people who showed up, there was food, board games, and gusts of wind strong enough to blow cards halfway across the pavilion and push a frisbee into the lake. The ensuing scramble to retrieve the frisbee took teamwork, engineering acumen, and a lot…

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Rolling Out at Minerama!

This past Friday was Minerama, the student involvement fair which is held at the start of every semester at Missouri S&T to show students all of the various organizations in the community that they can be a part of. Though many clubs, teams, and societies had booths, we’re pretty sure we’re the only one that…

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NASA Robotic Mining Competition 2015

The past week has been extremely busy as we hit the road to take our new robot, unofficially dubbed “Moonshot”, across the country from our campus in Rolla, Missouri to NASA’s Robotic Mining Competition at the Kennedy Space Center on the Florida coast. The competition involved remotely controlling our mining robot to make it collect sandy regolith (mineral dust) from…

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