Hey there all welcome back,
The competition has concluded and we’ve left Florida behind. As our Lunabot returns from it’s resiliant performance we on the team could not be more proud to exude a sigh of relief that our long journey has come to an end. Laurentian performed heroically as I had eluded to in my previous . . . → Read More: Lunabotics Conclusion
As it turns out the day didn’t go as planned yesterday for the NASA cru; our time slot was ultimately pushed to first thing this morning. You can see above our team sleepily prepping our bot for inspection. Our run went incredibly well with a 18kg payload (meaning we qualify), below is a list of . . . → Read More: Last Day of Competition
Salut tout le monde,
Aujourd’hui as été notre dernière chance pour qualifier et nous avons été capable de bien réussir. Notre conducteur Paul Bazinet était très calme et assez agressif derrière les contrôles et nous avons réussis à obtenir un pointage de 836 point. Nous sommes couramment en 3e place.
Ce soir est le banquet final et la . . . → Read More: (Français) Samedi, 26 mai 2012
Day 2 of the blog and day 2.5 of official competition, starting the day today we have a leaderboard placing of:
1st Iowa State University – 1148
2nd Milwaukee – 838
3rd Montana State University – 812
4th John Brown University – 746
5th West Virginia University – 594
6th Auburn University – 592
Now this is the result of the first . . . → Read More: Friday – May 25, 2012
Greetings all and welcome to the Lunablog, starting today you can come here for regular updates on Laurentian University’s progress and standing in the NASA 3rd Annual Lunabotics Mining competition. We’ll be writing about the highlights of each day and will be posting plenty of pictures for those of you back home who would like a . . . → Read More: Thursday – May 24th, 2012
Testing out the Lunabot
Testing in a sandbox. The sand performed quite differently than the lunar simulate.
The guys lifting the lunabot into the Lunarena.
Karim Omri doing an interview for Nasa TV
Kyle Beaudry (Foreground) as the LU Lunabot is demonstrated . . . → Read More: Testing out the Lunabot (Pictures)