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Synopsis and Rules of the Internal Medicine Challenge

The Mars Base Beta: Internal Medicine challenge will once again test your robot building and programming skills as you design and program a robot to repair damage done to Commander Evans’s right hand. The prosthetic hand has many internal components such as a battery, fingers with micro servos, an extremely complex thumb joint device, and various breaker switches that shut down power to the fingers when extreme damage is detected.

Teams or individuals will build and program a LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT robot that will either perform the repairs autonomously or as a functioning ...

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