We are looking for Volunteers to assist on the 1st December at the INTO ORBIT event. We need people for all sorts of jobs so If you know someone who would be interested in helping they can contact us here.
Watch the latest NASA Challenges with Deep Space video here on muscle loss in space by Ian Stites.
Watch Challenges with Deep Space Travel Week 5: Kurt Leucht here about using Robots to find resources.
The following update has been released by FIRST. U04 – SOLAR PANEL ACCESS 10 October 2018 Your Robot is free and expected to switch the position of any Solar Panel at any time, to maximize your score, even though one of them wasn’t called “your” panel. R16 is not a problem here because: —Both teams […]
Watch the latest NASA talk Communicating in Deep Space with Philip Baldwin here.
NASA are doing a series of talks on the Challenges of Deep Space Travel for FIRST teams to help with your projects. The talks are being hosted here on Tuesdays at 2pm ET (Wednesday 7am NZDT). They are also being recorded for later viewing and I would encourage your teams to watch some of them. […]
Robot Game Updates U03 – METEOROID RESET 24 September 2018 By Rule R10 and Mission M14, a Meteoroid may never be reset outside Base by hand during a Match. By Rule GP5, any portion of a video allowing hand reset must be ignored. Download Challenge Updates
We’re excited to announce that New Zealand teams that would like to participate in FTC ROVER RUCKUS have been invited to compete in the Australian competition for the 2018/2019 season. We will be providing local support for teams as needed. To register your team, please complete this form.
A new challenge update has been released which we’ve included below. You can also download a PDF containing all updates to-date below. U03 – SOLVING “SPACE PROBLEMS” ON EARTH 11 September 2018 The INTO ORBITSM Project Challenge specifies that the problem your team selects must be “faced during long duration space exploration”; however, it does […]
Hi Everyone, We hope your teams are getting into the swing of the challenge, we’re looking forward to a great season. Don’t forget we’d love to get some photo’s of your team meetings to share with everyone. We’re pleased to be able to confirm the venue for the competition this year, which will be hosted […]