BRACU and AIUB rank 9th and 11th respectively in International Rover Challenge 2023
BRACU Mongol Tori from BRAC University (BRACU) and AIUB Robotic Crew from American International University, Bangladesh (AIUB) have ranked 9th and 11th respectively in the International Rover Challenge (IRC) 2023.
A total of 18 teams participated in the final rounds which took place in Presidency University, Bangalore, India between January 27 and 31. During these four days, more than 370 students from the 18 teams took part in four different missions namely astrobiology expedition, autonomous expedition, reconnaissance and delivery operation, and instrument maintenance and deployment operation.
BRACU scored 168 points while the AIUB team received 150 points. The winning team, AGH Space Systems from AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland, scored 669.05 points.
The IRC started back in 2017 and became one of the leading space robotics competitions over the years. The main focus of the competition is to showcase the whole project life cycle of developing a Mars rover.