IMG_20140201_170604Today marked a milestone in our progress: The first motorized movement of our robot chassis.  Several of the students got a feel for the controls using two joy-sticks coupled to the laptop that interfaced with the robot.

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We finally got our parts kit on Thursday and there has been a great  deal of progress since then.

There are still many open design questions regarding autonomous portion of the competition (The robot figuring out what to do on its own) and for the actual mechanism for getting the ball and scoring points.