2020 PELT II

Title: PELT (Plume Ejecta Lunar Tool)  Organization: UCF – CECS About: PELT calculates and maps lunar ejecta caused by spacecraft landings.   PELT, is an analysis tool, coupled with a visual simulation developed to better understand and communicate the effects of vehicle landings on the Lunar environment.  PELT was sponsored by Florida Space Institute (FSI) and developed by teams of Computer Science Read More …

2020 RE-RASSOR Gold Team

What is RE-RASSOR:  Research Education – Regolith Advanced Surface Systems Operations Robot, RE-RASSOR, is designed to emulate the RASSOR project that is under development at NASA’s development lab Swampworks. This project is being worked on by multiple teams of Computer Science students from University of Central Florida. The goal of the EZ-RASSOR project is to bring the Read More …

2020 RE-RASSOR Arm

Title:   3D Printable Arm for the Mini-RASSOR  About: The Arm for the mini-RASSOR is designed to place NASA Swamp Work’s regolith sintered pavers onto the lunar surface.   With the Regolith Advanced Surface Systems Operations Robot (RASSOR) NASA plans to mine the Regolith and create sintered Regolith Pavers. The pavers are used to create a platform Read More …

2020 Sim Smackdown

Title: Simulation Exploration Experience (SEE): Autonomous Lunar Base Construction Organization: University of Central Florida (UCF) – CECS About: The Simulation Exploration Experience joins teams of students, faculty members, and industry advisors together for an annual international modeling and simulation conference that takes place in April. The overarching mission of SEE is to champion, challenge, and create college-level modeling and simulation education. The central goal of SEE is to Read More …