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A Journey to Poland

A story about how the FHNW Rover Team went to the on-site European Rover Challenge 2022 and scored brilliantly.Our journey started in the early hours of Wednesday morning. It was raining, perhaps a sign of what would come. While the large part of the team flew from Zurich to…

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We qualified!

In quite a surprise, our FHNW Rover Team qualified in second place among 64 contenders! We. Are. Excited!

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WE WANT YOU!

We are looking for new team members. Which meens we are looking for you! Are you a FHNW School of Engineering Student? Do you want to join our team and work on our rover during your semester projects? We are looking for students that start their third or…

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I’ve got the power!

Our new motor housings and wheel units are here! This monday, our freshly manufactured components for the wheels arrived. Thank you FHNW Workshop Brugg/Windisch for getting them done so nicely! With the new parts, the wheel housing is made of two major parts. The inner part holds the…

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Going to Art School

Driving our newly revised rover will take just a couple more days. Until then, enjoy some photos of our current rover configuration!Yes we know the tower looks a bit out of Lord of the Rings. But we need an all seeing eye as well! How else do you…

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Arms as strong as Popeye!

For our rover, a manipulator is needed to perform different, challenging tasks.During the European Rover Challenge, our rover Meyer 1 faces multiple challenges. For example, different plugs need to be inserted into a panel and buttons need to be pressed. Furthermore, samples and probes need to be taken.

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Creating R2D2, Step 1 (of 500)

Learn how to build your own robotic arm. All you need is some (PB Swiss) Tools, a bit of strap metal and a whole lot of ca$h.To compete in the European Rover Challenge 2022, our rover needs to be equipped with a robotic arm. With this, the rover…

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Sun’s out, Guns out

With the nice weather coming down during the easter weekend and the week after, our rover "Meyer 1" has taken it's first steps outside.

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They see me rollin’

As you may expect from the title, we want to give you an update about our drivetrain.If you follow us on Instagram, you may have seen our posts and stories regarding the drivetrain. Nevertheless, we want to show you the whole process of designing…

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