European Rover Challenge

After just missing out on a place at URC the team at OUPR have decided to enter the Rover into the European Rover Challenge. The team have been working hard on getting the Rover ready for the ERC which takes place 13th-15th September in Kieice, Poland. Follow our social media channels to keep updated on... Continue Reading →

No-go to URC

Firstly, we wanted to thank everyone so much for their support, and the team for their hard work. The team heard from the URC competition in Utah, and although we got a good score (70.8%) we narrowly missed out on a place at the competition. We’re now working towards the European Rover Competition which takes... Continue Reading →

Meet Sarah

Sarah is currently studying her final year of a Maths and Physics bachelors at the OU. Her role is coding for both Rover and Rocket teams this year. Sarah says "Space and science is singing that has interested me ever since I was a kid, and I've always felt it's in our best interest as... Continue Reading →

Thank you

A big thanks to everyone for helping us with our crowdfunding campaign. We've been amazed by your generosity and have exceeded our target, so thank you! We'd also like to thank Design Spark for their support, we're very excited and grateful to be working with you. With the campaign coming to a close this weekend,... Continue Reading →

Meet Tom

Tom is a PhD student at the Open University with a background in Physics and Astronomy. He is currently working at the Centre for Electronic Imaging (CEI) in the space instrumentation department and is the Electronics Team Leader for both the Rover and Rocket projects. Tom says: "The team are working really hard on both... Continue Reading →

Meet Emma

Emma is Project Manager at OUPR, studying Natural Sciences with Open University and joined the team earlier this year. As project manager, she monitors the team's progress and assists with tasks to help keep everyone on track. "While I don't necessarily have a technical background, I really wanted to be involved with a project that... Continue Reading →

Meet Olivia

Olivia has just graduated from the OU with a BSc in Astronomy and Planetary Science and is now studying for MSc in Space Science and Technology. While working full time for a UK airline she also volunteers for UKSEDS (UK Students for the Exploration and Development of Space), helping to organise some of their events.... Continue Reading →

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