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Our Rookie Year Build Season Deadline Approaches

Going into the final week of the building phase, the team is hard at work putting the finishing touches on every last piece of equipment and software. Although there was some delay due to the illness of both team members and mentors, they seem to be very confident in their abilities to meet the deadline……

February 15th, 2007
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Bot Becomes Mobile

On Saturday, January 20th, the two week mark for the building period, the robot became mobile. The team took it out for its first test spin at 2:30 p.m. that day in the new Brehm gymnasium. After having worked on the project for five straight hours, the team was thrilled to see the project zooming around……

January 21st, 2007
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And the Body Appears

It is week two of the building phase and the team is hard at work, racing to completion. With only thirty-three days left, the team has already begun the process of programming and is on their way with construction…..

January 20th, 2007
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Starting our Rookie Year

The first time I walked into the lab, I saw the team hard at work at unofficial stations setup around the room. The tables were furnished with tools and metal parts surrounding the project, expensive looking computers lay open with workers busily clicking and typing away…….

January 15th, 2007
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