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The MoonBots Challenge is played on a simulated lunar surface made from LEGO plates and elements, including craters and a long ridge.  Our team's task was to develop a simulated lunar robot with design software and then build and test this robot with a LEGO MINDSTORMS kit. We have provided written and video essays about our participation in the Challenge and about the importance of exploration of the Moon.

The most significant accomplishments of our team are:

Team Blog and Updates

  • After Phase II Well we did not win any of the prizes, but the judges did recognize us with "The SimMoonBot Award" - a Special Recognition Award for outstanding development of a MoonBots Software ...
    Posted Sep 9, 2010, 1:41 PM by Steve Putz
  • August 24th Live Webcast I actually wrote out this blog on a piece of paper last week (on our live webcast on the 24th) and meant to type it up afterwards, but forgot about ...
    Posted Aug 30, 2010, 10:25 PM by Jazz Hammer
  • MoonBots on CNET CNET has posted a photo gallery article on MoonBots, and Lunar Horizon's robot is featured in 3 of the 11 photos!  Check out the link:Robots explore a Lego ...
    Posted Aug 26, 2010, 9:54 PM by Steve Putz
  • August 24 Official Live Mission Webcast The day finally arrived for our live mission webcast.  The team arrived about 45 minutes before the scheduled time, and a robot test run went well, so we decided to ...
    Posted Aug 25, 2010, 11:14 PM by Bryant Pong
  • Live Robot Run Our live robot run was today.  We met about an hour before the live webcast to see what last minute changes we could get make.  We programmed the robot to ...
    Posted Aug 24, 2010, 9:32 PM by alex montero
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