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Want to take your programming skills to the frontiers of space?

KIBO Robot Programming Challenge​

KIBO-RPC is a Robot Programming Challenge created by Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) in 2020 in which students solve various problems by programming free-flying robots (Astrobee and Int-Ball) in the International Space Station (ISS)

MISSION: Save ISS with Robots

!!! EMERGENCY ALERT IS ACTIVATED !!!

A meteor crashed to the International Space Station and the air is leaking and JAXA needs your help!

Create your own program to operate the robot and stop the air leakage.

Get your program uplinked immediately!!

*This is a fictional game story*

Mission Outcomes

  • Acquire programming and hone STEM skills in a fun setting
  • Exciting opportunity to learn how to create real-world simulation programs that perform well despite uncertainties and within errors of margins
  • Become a free-flying robot expert capable of controlling and orientating robots performing assigned tasks in ISS through simulation trials
  • Meet and connect with international participants from Asia-Pacific region
  • Get a chance to watch ISS astronauts run your program on Astrobee in real-time on the ISS

MISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Singaporean student from 15 years old to university level
  • A team must comprise of 3 or more members and must appoint a team leader
  • One registration per team (no individual registration)
  • Team members must have a valid email address

KIBO-RPC 2020

  • 1168 Students, 313 teams, 7 countries from Asia-Pacific region including Singapore
Finalists representing Singapore: 

MOONMEN GROUP

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Mr Claus Nehmzow​

CIO,
Eastern Pacific Shipping

david_geiling

Mr David Geiling

VP of APAC Sales,
Kymeta Corporation

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Mr Chng Zhen Hao​

CEO,
Cap Vista

claus_nehmzow

Mr Claus Nehmzow​

CIO,
Eastern Pacific Shipping

david_geiling

Mr David Geiling

VP of APAC Sales,
Kymeta Corporation

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Mr Chng Zhen Hao​

CEO,
Cap Vista

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FAQ

REGISTRATION

Registration for KIBO-RPC 2020 has closed.

If you would like to take part in the upcoming KIBO-RPC 2021 or require any further information,

please kindly fill up the form below and we will get back to you. 

All questions, comments and feedbacks are always welcome.