The ICRA 2010 Planetary Contingency Challenge and other fun things in Alaska
The sign says it all....
The welcome sign in one of the local restaurants
Its Mars afterall!
The working table
Mike with the CKbots
Becky, Kirstin and Mike
Chih-han making grippers
Justin enjoying time off...
Becky practicing her mechanical skills
The surface of Mars
.....and the space station view and airlock
The Mars surface, practice run
Scientists discover that the CKbot uses tools!
Becky's expanding stick creation
The real "drivers" of our team
Task1, pick up and raise the antenna
Task 2: get the solar panel positioned on a high structure.
Our solution: a slingshot + adjustable line
The weight eventually did get over the structure!
The groups left over after task2
Becky, taken by surprise.
(10+ moose seen on this trip)
Notice what you should do if a brown bear attacks....
The ICRA Train Banquet
Its all fun and games
The best window seat - ever
Justin, the adventurer.
On the Alaskan Glaciers
The beautiful Art in Anchorage
(paintings by V. Rae)
Denaina center hanging sculpture
The Bike ride and views
Enjoying Alaskan Seafood!
Chihhan and Justin,
at AAMAS (Toronto) the week after
Co-Chairing the workshop and session on modular robotics
Radhika and Kasper Stoy
Now for the limitless photos....
Jimmy Sastra (UPenn) - the awesome CKbot expert!
The other teams:
Kasper Stoy and the "Thor" Team
The group from
Univ of Southern Denmark