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SpaceCRAFT Exploration Challenge

SpaceCRAFT Exploration Challenge

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PROGRAM CONTACTS

Dr. Greg Chamitoff
spacecraft.vr@gmail.com

Texas A&M University
Aerospace Engineering

 

William Young
spacecraft.vr@gmail.com

Texas A&M University
Aerospace Engineering

 

 
SpaceCRAFT Exploration Challenge

Rescue an Astronaut on Exoplanet TRAPPIST-1d
South-by-Southwest (SXSW) hackathon utilizing AI,
machine learning, robotics and VR
Students from around the country are invited to apply to join the contest.


  • Topic: Programming of a Robot on a Space Mission
  • Scenario: Astronaut Rescue Mission
  • Task: Requires Path Planning, Navigation on a Planet Surface
  • Platform: SpaceCRAFT VR is an Engineering Collaboration and VR Simulation Platform

The scenario will be fully provided in VR – terrain, habitat, robot, obstacles, interfaces

Teams write the code to program the Robot

EVENTS

  • Competition kick-off (Friday March 15th)
  • Development/Testing (March 16/17)
  • Final Competition/Awards (Sunday, March 17th)

Up to 12 Teams (max 5 students each team) can apply or be formed at the competition

  • Open to all students age 18+
  • Top Teams will Win AMAZING PRIZES from our Sponsors


Deadline to apply: March 15, 2019
Apply ASAP before slots fill up (max 60 students)

Questions? Contact: spacecraft.vr@gmail.com

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SpaceCRAFT Exploration Challenge Sponsors

SpaceCRAFT Exploration Challenge Sponsors