MXR: Mark’s Exploration Robot

MXR: Mark’s Exploration Robot

Intrepid Systems Team member Mark Curry, right, answers questions from 8th class Sullivan Middle School (Mass.) students about his drudge named “MXR – Mark’s Exploration Robot” on Friday, Jun 15, 2012, during a Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Worcester, Mass. Curry’s drudge group will contest for a $1.5 million NASA esteem in a NASA-WPI Sample Return Robot Centennial Challenge during WPI. Teams have been challenged to build unconstrained robots that can identify, collect and lapse samples. NASA needs unconstrained robotic capability for destiny heavenly exploration.

Image Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls