2019 Build Season: Week 4

Students constructing a cargo hatch system.

Our robot is shaping up. As of this week:

  • Drive train construction is complete.
  • The manipulator lift is complete and attached to the drive train.
  • Construction of the hatch and cargo manipulator is 90% complete. We will attach it to the drive train with a pivoting wrist mechanism.
  • The climbing mechanism is being fabricated.
  • Students are designing and installing electrical boards.
  • Programming is mostly complete. We need to thoroughly test and debug.
  • We are finishing the bumper design.

Out plans for next week include:

  • Installing climbing system on robot.
  • Building and installing bumpers. Testing and refining robot.