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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*
KIBO-RPC 2021 TENTATIVE SCHEDULE*
Registration opens Feb 2021
Guidance sessions by JAXA March/April 2021
Not sure where to start? Have any burning questions? Attend the guidance sessions to learn essential coding skills to code Astrobee and to clear any doubts you have.
Registration closes May 2021
Preliminary Round June 2021
Gather your teammates and prepare for Round 1 of the competition - the best team from Singapore will proceed to the Qualification round.
Qualification Round End June 2021
The top team of each country will compete to qualify for a spot in the Final Round.
Final Round September 2021
Game on! The Top 7 teams from the Qualification round will get the compete in a live event broadcasted from the International Space Station (ISS). The ISS crew will run your codes on Astrobee and the team with the best scores take home the winning title.
Post-competition workshop October 2021 (TBC)
Learn from the finalists as they share about their experiences, challenges and tips and tricks on how they designed their codes.
*Schedule is subject to changes.
Watch the KIBO-RPC 2020 Finals:
Finalists representing Singapore:
Registration for KIBO-RPC 2021 will be open in February 2021.
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.