S&T team takes third in out-of-this-world competition

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On June 8, 2022

Mars Rover

From left, S&T students Keyton Rovka, Brady Tappel and Sean Duda troubleshoot a battery issue on their Mars rover, named Prometheus, on a May 27 test run at Fugitive Beach. Photo by Michael Pierce/Missouri S&T

The Mars Rover Design Team at Missouri S&T was among the top finishers in the annual University Rover Challenge, an international competition held at the Mars Desert Research Station in Hanksville, Utah. The Missouri S&T team came in third overall in the event. A team from the University of Michigan won the competition.

Missouri S&T’s rover, Prometheus, came in first in the design review with a score of 94 out of a possible 100 points. The team also tied for first in the equipment servicing and extreme retrieval and delivery missions.

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