The DC Mars Connection
On December 13th
at 5:00pm the 5th grade students from Davis Creek Elementary in Barboursville
met in the computer lab to provide
the 5th grade students from Armadale Primary School in Melbourne, Australia
an opportunity to drive our
robotics vehicle dubbed the "Mars Red Rover".
The picture above
shows the typist, Mrs. Simon, the Mars Red Rover on the computer in the
and an Australian time converter
on the computer on the right.
The picture below shows the
robotic Mars Red Rover.
The Red Rover software is showing
on the "zoom-in" setting. The Rover can examine objects very closely
in this mode.
The Red Rover software in the
"zoom-out" setting. The Rover has a smaller picture viewing area
but the transmission is faster.
The Red Rover is observing LEGO
Projects at 9:00 am (Eastern Australian Time)
Australia has three time zones.
Jay is printing the transcript
of the messages that were typed back and forth between Armadale Primary
School and Davis Creek Elementary.
of Linda Hamilton
Instructions to use
Red Rover program at SENSORSCITY
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updateded 21 June 02