S&T team places second in University Rover Challenge

Posted by
On June 4, 2018

MRDT team in Hanksville, Utah

Missouri S&T’s Mars Rover Design Team, winners of the 2017 University Rover Challenge (URC) finished second among a field of 36 collegiate teams in this year’s competition, which was won by Czestochowa University of Technology. Missouri S&T had the top score among the 12 U.S. teams in the competition.

Missouri S&T’s team finished with 339 points overall in the three-day competition, which was held May 31-June 2 at the Mars Desert Research Station in Hanksville, Utah. The Utah desert is used for the event because it resembles the rocky terrain of Mars.

Share this page

Posted by

On June 4, 2018. Posted in Accomplishments