2019 FRC Season: Destination: Deep Space

The Challenge: Destination: Deep Space

Destination: Deep Space is the FIRST Robotics Competition game for the 2019 season. It involves two alliances of three teams each, with each team controlling a robot and performing specific tasks on a field to score points. The game centers around an outer space theme involving two alliances consisting of three teams each competing to place poly-carbonate hatch covers and orange rubber balls or "cargo" on rockets and cargo ships before returning to their HAB platform to climb at the end of the match. More information can be found on Wikipedia.

Our Robot

2017 Robot

Robot Specs

  • Name: Millenium Falcon
  • Weight: 124.9 lbs
  • Size: 27" W x 32" L x 54" H
  • WCP MCC Intake design to quickly grab cargo
  • Hatch Panel 'claw' to easily grab and manipulate panels
  • 'Launcher' to allow panels to be placed at different angles
  • 3 Stage Cascade elevator to reach 108" height
  • 4 NEO West-Coast drivetrain
  • Passive Level 2 Hab climb

Competition History

  • Haymarket District Event Rank 7, Pick 1 of Alliance 4, Eliminated in Semifinals
  • Owings Mills District Event Rank 15, Pick 1 of Alliance 8, Eliminated in Quarterfinals
  • Chesapeake District Championship Rank 55