The Idea
The Idea
  We are a Mars rover team. ¬†Every year we compete in the University Rover Challenge, an international competition which takes place at the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah.

4 Tasks

Autonomous Traversal

Extreme Retrieval and Delivery

Science Cache Task

Equipment Servicing

Current Progress

Systems Team
The electrical architecture and drive system are complete, and the arm is planned out. We are workin...
Mechanical Team
The team is still in the process of machining new parts to adapt the suspension to the new chassis. ...
Science Team
The science team is currently working on assembling the collection rig, now that most of the manufac...
Strategy Team
Currently, final assembly and testing of the base station hardware is to begin once the rover is...

Leadership

Leadership
James Talbert, Ryan Byrnes
Leadership
Project lead, Gage Lochner
Leadership
Our Advisor, Matt Nelson
Leadership
Gabe Gatmaitan, Kyle Helvie

Some statistics

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Lines of Code
99
Team Members
99
Sensors
99
Competition length (in days)

Sponsors

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Contact Us

  • Contact us on the detail given below

  • Address: 0620 Howe Hall Ames, IA
  • Phone: +630 632 2345
  • Email: glochner@iastate.edu
  • Website: You're on it!