Friday, September 14, 2007

Mars Society 2008 University Rover Challenge

The Mars Society has updated its University Rover Challenge site in anticipation of the 2008 event. They will be offering "transportation, lodging and admission for 5 team members to the11th Annual International Mars Society Convention in Boulder, CO in August, 2008, and large cash prizes".

Draft rules and a video for the challenge have also been posted. There are challenges in several categories that the rover needs to meet: Geology, Biology, delivery of emergency supplies to a simulated distressed astronaut, and construction.