MOST TRUSTED NEWSWIRE PRESS RELEASE DISTRIBUTION
PRTODAY / NewswireToday press release distribution service network
Written by / Agency / Source: ACME Robotics / IT RealityString, LLC
Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article

Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

ACME Robotics Launches Community Forum to Discuss the Regolith Excavation Challenge - Various NASA Challenge participants have established online community web pages for discussing the challenge – now the Regolith Excavation Challenge has a community website
ACME Robotics Launches Community Forum to Discuss the Regolith Excavation Challenge

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Eldora, IA, United States, 2008/02/07 - Various NASA Challenge participants have established online community web pages for discussing the challenge – now the Regolith Excavation Challenge has a community website.

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Manufacturing / Robotics Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Completely “Unofficial” and totally independent of NASA, CSEWI and CSA, ACME Robotics has launched a community web page to discuss the upcoming Regolith Excavation Challenge with other participants as well as the general public.

“I spend a lot of time on the Internet conducting research and preparing for the challenge” states Don C. Dhabolt, Team Leader for ACME Robotics. “Other NASA challenge participants have community web pages, why not the Regolith Challenge? To fill the need, Don created the UNOFFICIAL Regolith Excavation Challenge Forum.

The biggest hurdle is convincing other teams to participate, Don believes. “It is a competition. Everyone wants to win – everyone is quite secretive. However, I believe many questions can be answered, opinions voiced and ideas shared without revealing critical team information” he said.

There is a FAQ section of the California Space Education and Workforce Institute (CSEWI) Regolith Excavation Challenge website. “While informative, it’s not very personal,” says Mr. Dhabolt. Having an online community that specifically targets the challenge participants seemed to be the next logical step.

Topics in the forum include Robotics, Rule Interpretations and General Announcements. There is also a Calendar function allowing users to post upcoming events. “I’ve been working on a USA map showing each team’s general geographical location and a team bio page too,” Don says.

If users indicate a need for real-time chat, Mr. Dhabolt will implement that function too. “My ultimate goal is making the road to the challenge an enjoyable experience for everyone involved. The competition will be tough enough, that’s for sure,” Don says, “At least we can get to know one another a little and have some fun along the way.” The UNOFFICIAL Regolith Excavation Challenge Forum can be found online. Registration is free but required.

ACME Robotics officially announced their intent to enter the 2008 Regolith Excavation Challenge on December 11, 2007. We dig Moon Dirt for Fun™ is their slogan and Sponsorship opportunities are still available. The Competition is one of NASA’s Centennial challenges with a total purse of $750,000. Simply stated, $500,000 will be awarded to the team robot that can dig the most (simulated) moon dirt – or regolith – and shovel it into a container during a 30 minute time limit.

The California Space Education and Workforce Institute (CSEWI) will administer the 2008 Regolith Excavation Challenge, which is also Co-Hosted by the California Space Authority (CSA). The event will be held August 2 and 3 in the Engineering Plaza on the campus of California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, California.

Don C. Dhabolt is the Team Leader of ACME Robotics, and the Director of Operations for IT RealityString LLC, a small Information Technology Consulting firm located in Eldora, Iowa and La Crosse, Wisconsin.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Manufacturing / Robotics Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Written by / Agency / Source: ACME Robotics / IT RealityString, LLC

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick NewswireToday Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Manufacturing / Robotics articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


ACME Robotics Launches Community Forum to Discuss the Regolith Excavation Challenge

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name NewswireToday and LINK as the source.
 
Publisher Contact: Don C. Dhabolt - ACME-Robotics.org 
1-800-779-0053 dcdhabolt[.]acme-robotics.org
 
Newswire Today - PRZOOM / PRTODAY disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any ACME Robotics / IT RealityString, LLC securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Manufacturing / Robotics via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY

Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!


Read Latest Articles From ACME Robotics / IT RealityString, LLC / Company Profile


Read Manufacturing / Robotics Most Recent Related Newswires:

ABB Launches Condition-based Maintenance Service for Fleet and Individual Robot Assessments
BASF Begins Implementing Realignment of its Global Business Services Unit
ABB Partners with ACA Systems to Offer New Online Porosity Sensor for Paper Mills
BTC Europe Named Distributor in Europe for BASF Aromatic Isocyanates and Polyols for Polyurethane Applications
LANXESS Acquires Biocides Specialist INTACE
SCHOTT’s Lebanon, Pa. Facility Reaches New Record in Glass Vial Production for COVID-19 Vaccine
Naval Group Equips A French Navy Ship with A 3D-printed Propeller
iBASEt Applauded by Frost & Sullivan for Enhancing the Production and MRO of Highly Engineered Products in the Aerospace & Defense Industry
Thales Australia to Deliver Enhanced Sonars for Collins Class Submarines
Yokogawa Invests in Venture Investment Fund Specializing in Biotech and Life Sciences
Hempel Launches Re-formulated Antifouling Technology to Enhance its Proven Range of Low Investment Hull Coatings
Fitesa Simpsonville Expanding Operations Again, Investing 0 Million in South Carolina
Hempel’s Flagship Hull Coating Hempaguard X7 Reaches Milestone
Nexans to Supply Nuclear Rated Cables to Hinkley Point C Project to Bring Carbon-free Electricity to Six Million UK Homes
BASF Reaches Agreement to Sell Site in Kankakee, Illinois to One Rock Capital Partners

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


PREMIUM Members


Visit Calmerry

Visit  BizJobs.com





 
  ©2021 NewswireToday — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneurs newswire distribution prtoday.com newswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today - NOT affiliated with PRNewswire as we declined their partnership offer in 2013
 
PRTODAY & NewswireTODAY are proudly NOT affiliated with USA TODAY (usatoday.com)