Faculty Advisor

Ciaraldi, Michael J.

Faculty Advisor

Planchard, David Clifton

Abstract

In conjunction with the NASA Robotic Mining Challenge, this MQP undertook the challenge of designing and constructing a robot capable of operation in a simulated Martian environment to remotely perform excavation operations. The team developed the robot with an ultimate goal of competing in the event hosted at the Kennedy Space Center in May of 2016.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

April 2016

Major

Mechanical Engineering

Major

Robotics Engineering

Project Type

Major Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Computer Science

Advisor Department

Mechanical Engineering

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