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PRISM Updates: Robotics Team: Important Aspects of the PRISM Mobility Platform

What the Robotics Team have to keep in mind
  • Why is the mobility platform important in robotics?
  • Types of terrain the rover will have to cover.
  • Barriers presented by working in Antarctica.
  • The rover must be semiautonomous.
How past experiences have helped the Robotics Team
  • Previous uses of robots in Antarctica.
  • Lessons learned from these previous attempts.
    • Dante I
    • Nomad
Different Possible Platforms
  • Types of platforms.
  • Strengths and Weaknesses of platforms.
Possible Sensors and Testing
  • Some decisions that have been made.
  • Testing of the selections.

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