Save ISS with Robots!!!

Emergency alert is activated!!

A meteor has crashed to the International Space Station (ISS) and the air is leaking out somewhere.

As a team, create your own program to operate the Astrobee and Int-ball and stop the ISS air leakage.

Get your program uplinked immediately!

This is fiction and is not happening in real time
2020/05/24 14:00:01

How to enter the Kibo-RPC

1. Please read the Kibo-RPC Guidebook carefully.

2. Fill in the Application Form and await your username and password.

Entry Qualification

1. Australian high school students from 15 years old up to graduate school can apply for the competition. They must be enrolled in an Australian school or an Australian university.

2. A team is comprised of 3 or more members.

For more information about Kibo-RPC:

High-level Schedule

Call for participation Deadline: 24 May 2020

Self-learning and program development:
Participants will access to the Github repository provided by NASA to learn about the programming of the space robot (Astrobee)
Participants will create programs using JAXA’s simulation environment.

Preliminary Round: Between May and June 2020
Hosted at various Australian Universities.
Winning team(s) will go to the final round.

ISS Final Round: Around September 2020

It will be hosted by JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) at Tsukuba Space Center with a real-time connections with ISS and will be also broadcasted globally.

Your Mission

Your mission is to create a program to operate Astrobee and stop the leakage.

Since a limited number of programs can be sent to Astrobee in ISS/Kibo, JAXA seeks several best candidate programs from around the world.


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