As NASA moves forward with plans to support human exploration of the solar system, a critical need arises to supply basic materials such as oxygen (O2) and water (H2O), food, propellants, and other materials (radiation shielding, clothing, etc.). As mankind ventures farther from Earth and for greater periods of time, it becomes imperative to develop technologies and mission architectures that utilize local resources, such as those found in lunar regolith, to provide supplies needed for human exploration. Read More.
Posted 20th of August 2019 in Challenge Info by Paul
The qualification round for the Space Robotics Challenge has been completed and scored. Unfortunately we did not score well enough to qualify and move on. Congratulations to the twenty teams that did qualify, we wish you all great success. Read More.
Posted 1st of January 2017 in Challenge Info by Paul
NASA, in partnership with Space Center Houston, the Official Visitor Center of NASA Johnson Space Center, and NineSigma, a global innovation consultant organization, has opened registration for a new competition -- the Space Robotics Challenge. This event seeks to develop the capabilities of humanoid robots to help astronauts on the journey to Mars. Read More.
Posted 1st of November 2016 in Challenge Info by Paul
The Space Robotics Challenge focuses on developing software to increase the autonomy of dexterous mobile robots in humanoid format - specifically NASA's R5 robot - so they can complete specific tasks during space travel or after landing on other planets (such as Mars), as well as on Earth. Read More.
Posted 24th of October 2016 in Challenge Info by Paul