Australian Rover Challenge 2021
- Date: Sat, 27 - Sun, 28 Mar 2021
- Location: Maths Lawns, North Terrace campus, University of Adelaide
- Cost: Free
- More information: Find out more and register
- Contact: Gill Stuart firstname.lastname@example.org
For the first time in Australia, the global challenge to design and build a rover to compete in a full-scale simulated lunar mission is coming to the University of Adelaide campus.
The University of Adelaide, in partnership with the South Australian Space Industry Centre (SASIC), supported by the Australian Space Agency and the SmartSAT CRC are excited to host this inaugural Australian Rover Challenge (ARC).
The competition is a new addition to the University Rover Challenge series run in America, Canada, Europe and India.
In this Australian-first, we have four teams competing from across Australia.
The ARC will feature Australian university students building, operating and competing their semi-autonomous rovers in a simulated lunar environment, accomplishing navigation, resource utilisation, and construction tasks while assisted and mentored by international industry and government partners. The rovers will conduct In-situ resource evaluation, perform semi-autonomous tasks and interact with the environment using a robotic arm. In addition to the physical challenge, students will present their rover designs to industry professionals, academia and Australian Rover Challenge judges.
Join us on the Maths Lawns in the University of Adelaide and be part of this inaugural event.
Date: Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 March, 2021
Time: Multiple sessions available
Location: Maths Lawns, North Terrace campus, University of Adelaide
Please note that COVID-19 social distancing guidelines will be in place.