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Patrons explore the challenges of operating a robot on Mars from Earth by uploading commands to their rovers (team of three blindfolded students) to travel around an obstacle course and complete the mission

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Add a Tech Twist Check out the free NASA Lunar Electric Rover Simulator app !
Hints for uses in your library This engaging and active activity requires a large, flat area to set up the obstacle course, such as a gym or safe outside area. If you have a large group of participants, try grouping them into multiple smaller groups to race against each other so everyone can participate!
Related Links Mars Exploration Program
Robonaut
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Robotic Gloves for Human Use
Robotic Lunar Lander
People Are Robots, Too. Almost
NASA's Digital Learning Network
Originating Source NASA Education
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Mars Exploration Program
Robonaut
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Robotic Gloves for Human Use
Robotic Lunar Lander
People Are Robots, Too. Almost
NASA's Digital Learning Network

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Rover Races Activity

Rover Races Activity

Patrons explore the challenges of operating a robot on Mars from Earth by uploading commands to their rovers (team of three blindfolded students) to travel around an obstacle course and complete the mission