MSOE’s robotic mining team is out of this world, consisting of 11 students with different majors working together to build a set of robots to compete in the 2015 NASA Robotic Mining Competition. The robots must transport and deposit at least 10kg of soil in under 10 minutes. It’s a huge challenge, and the team faces stiff competition. Ten of the team members traveled down to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to compete in the competition.
Tom Woodard stayed at MSOE to present his team’s design at the Senior Design Show. Take a look: