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Day 4: Uh-oh, Recovery, Totals

Picture this:  you’re precariously perched in an immovable position and you need just-the-right-tool to complete your plumbing project. You have to shout verbal directions to someone across the room to help them find that tool. Now, imagine the role of driving … Continue reading

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Day 3: Perfect Run

Day 3 starts with the RoboCup Hefei Opening Ceremony. Team RKRS enjoyed the audience and up front seating (behind the VIP’s of the event). Then it was time to fine tune the robot, getting all systems ready to traverse the … Continue reading

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Day 2: Driver Tryouts

At Robocup Hefei (quite the venue–scope the scale below!) there are two testing days for the teams. Team RKRS set up the robot and then it was time for driver tryouts. Each student had the chance to drive the robot … Continue reading

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Sites, Bites and Set Up for the Red Knights

Team RKRS started their second day in Hefei sightseeing at Hongzhang Li’s house. Hongzhang was a prime minister of the Qing dynasty (1871 – 1895). And, they explored another restaurant for fried rice and noodles! Time to suit up and … Continue reading

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A Bit More Detail

If you’ve read the previous blog posts, you know the major part of night one for Team RKRs was bus travel. Arriving in Shanghai at 6:00 p.m. on the 15th we made it to the hotel about 7:00 a.m. on … Continue reading

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First Taste of China

Refueling after their long journey to Hefei, Team RKRS enjoyed their first Chinese dinner:

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The Surprise

International travel is an adventure. There are always surprises. They’re part of the fun when you’re in a completely different country and culture, right? First things first. The air travel went well. In fact, when we arrived in Seattle we were told … Continue reading

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