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The Supernova Star Squad is Rising to the Challenge

10 Mar 2020

Robotics students in class building lego robots

As explained by FIRST on their website:

“In INFINITE RECHARGESM, two alliances work to protect FIRST City from approaching asteroids caused by a distant space skirmish. Each Alliance, along with their trusty droids, race to collect and score Power Cells in order to energize their Shield Generator for maximum protection.” (www.firstinspires.org)

This year’s robot was designed by student team members during the Christmas holidays with the help of local mentors and the support of ANU Siding Spring Observatory. The team has had a lot of fun testing the robot’s ‘Power Cell’ capturing and launching capabilities and can’t wait to compete in March. Keep an eye out for the robot when it is out and about at the Star Wars Festival and at the Observatory Open Day, and make sure you watch the Livestreaming of the event on the internet.