The Southern Oregon Robotics Club is pleased to announce that team members from Oregon State University will be displaying their award winning robot and making
Oct 10, 2008
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The Southern Oregon Robotics Club is pleased to announce that team
members from Oregon State University will be displaying their award
winning robot and making a slide and video presentation at this months
meeting. The meeting will take place this Saturday October 11th
at Pizza Hut 1465 NE 6th Street in Grants Pass. The meeting
starts at 6pm sharp!
The OSU team took First Place in the most recent University Rover
Challenge which is sponsored by The Mars Society. The event took
place at the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah. This challenge
draws contestants from all over the world. This years challenge
included a Construction Task, an Emergency Navigation Task, an
Extremophile Search Task, and a Surveying Task. You can read more
about the event at: http://www.marssociety.org/portal/c/urc
For those of you that did not follow the teams progress before the
event, you might be interested to read more about it at the following
OSU Team Site: http://oregonstate.edu/groups/osurc/rover/index.php?page=progress
There is also a great video of the previous event at:
The OSU team attended one of our SORC meetings before they started
their project in February of last year and we are very excited to
welcome them back and see what they have accomplished. The
meeting is open to everyone so please stop by hear their story and take
a look at their amazing robot.
See you there! ...John
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