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Mars Rover takes fourth place

Posted by on June 4, 2024

The S&T Mars Rover design team took 4th place overall at the University Rover Challenge 2024, organized by the Mars Society. The competition was held Wednesday, May 29, through Saturday, June 1, at the Mars Desert Research Station in Hanksville, Utah.

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Missouri S&T’s 2022 Mars Rover to debut on Saturday

Posted by on March 10, 2022

The Missouri S&T Mars Rover Design Team will reveal this year’s student-built rover at a ceremony scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, March 12, at the Student Design and Experiential Learning Center (SDELC), housed in the Kummer Student Design Center.

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Mars Rover to debut March 8

Posted by on March 2, 2020

The Missouri S&T Mars Rover Design Team will reveal Icarus, this year’s student-built rover, at a ceremony at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 8, in the Havener Center Atrium.

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Space Week activities start today

Posted by on November 18, 2019

Dr. Marco Cavaglià, professor of physics, will review his research into gravitational waves and their importance at 5 p.m. today (Monday, Nov. 18) in Room 103 Engineering Management Building. This is the first of several events planned for Space Week 2019. The schedule includes:

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S&T Mars Rover finishes in top five

Posted by on June 4, 2019

For the third consecutive year, the Mars Rover Design Team at Missouri S&T was among
the top five finishers
in the annual University Rover Challenge.

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In the news: Explosive engineering research, Las Vegas mobster, Lie-detecting kiosk, Mars Rover team, moon ice, Mazoon College visit, next-gen batteries

Posted by on August 7, 2018

  • Mining Magazine published the article, “Missouri S&T Team Takes on Explosive Engineering Research” on July 30 about research led by Dr. Kyle Perry, assistant professor of mining and nuclear engineering. In the study, Perry’s team will pair explosives with common mining materials, with the ultimate goal of improving mine safety.
  • Dr. Larry Gragg, professor emeritus of history, was interviewed by reporter Tom Hawley on channel KSNV in Las Vegas. In the news segment, which aired Aug. 1, Gragg discussed how mobster Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel shaped Las Vegas.
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    S&T team places second in University Rover Challenge

    Posted by on June 4, 2018

    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.

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    Mars Rover Design Team to reveal 2018 rover

    Posted by on March 8, 2018

    The defending world champion Mars Rover Design Team will reveal its 2018 rover, named Atlas, for the first time to the public noon-1:30 p.m. Friday, March 9, in the Havener Center.

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    Mars Rover team to reveal design April 17

    Posted by on March 30, 2015

    The Mars Rover Design Team will reveal its 2015 competition rover, Horizon, to the public at noon Friday, April 17, outside of the Havener Center. For more information, email the team at

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    Mars Rover reveal

    Posted by on April 14, 2014

    The Mars Rover Design Team will reveal its brand new rover at noon Friday, April 18, in the Havener Center atrium. The 2014 rover has been redesigned, rethought and reborn. The campus community is invited to come out and learn more about the rover and its design. For more information, contact Alyssa McCarthy.

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