June 4, 2022 | Maryland
The 2022 International SeaPerch Challenge
WELCOME TO SPACE EXPLORATION!
The 2022 SeaPerch Season is bound to be an exciting one! Much like the vacuum of space, the underwater environment presents many technical challenges teams will be expected to face. Underwater environments are used to replicate space during astronaut training and mission testing. Robots are becoming more common on the International Space Station (ISS) and astronauts perform a variety of tasks while aboard the ISS that are well suited for remotely operated and robotic support. The 2022 SeaPerch Challenge mission is inspired by these tasks.
To be clear, we are not sending SeaPerch ROVs into space! This is all about underwater testing. The space environment should be used as inspiration for your designs and a fun context for the mission course.
The below event information applies to the 2022 International SeaPerch Challenge. Please check with your local regional coordinator for event information related to your local regional competition