December 3rd, 2005, 08:13 PM
More NASA Challenges
Remember the Space Elevator...it was the first in a series of challenges brought by NASA...now...they have two more...
first prize $250,000...feelin' lucky?...
New Scientist SPACE - Breaking News - Robots aim to explore and build on other worlds
December 4th, 2005, 02:10 AM
So, all I need is an 'ex' services, surplus to requirements cruise missile and I'm $250 000 better off ?
The other competition will award funding to teams that build an uncrewed, auto-piloted plane that can follow a complex flight path using only visual cues for navigation. The vehicle must also be able to "extend and retract" a probe that can hit several targets on the ground.
price list for cruise missile $10 000 000 :bugger:
I KNEW there'd be a catch
55 - I'm fiftyfeckinfive and STILL no wiser,
Beware of Geeks bearing GIF's
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December 4th, 2005, 02:23 AM
I think it'll be like the Space Elevator Competition...where they only have to have a working model that goes a few feet in a test