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Students are working on a remote control robot being entered into Google Lunar X PRIZE competition

UCF College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) are entering the Google Lunar X PRIZE competition.

he rover will be controlled remotely from an on-campus computer and will send back video data.

Also part of the UCF self-driving car project, Remo told us the distinct challenges of this project. A few of the factors they had to consider are:

1. The sharp surface of the moon atmosphere on the moon means no wind to dull sharp rocks

2. The extreme temperature changes on the moon

3. Creating an effective video and control process that will ensure data collection and distance coverage

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