Team Argonauts is a team of three high school juniors aspiring to join STEM fields when they graduate from college. The team members Isaac, Alex, and Collin are all a part of the FTC (First Tech Challenge) team at their high school. Isaac and Collin both helped found the team as freshmen. Alex joined the team their sophomore year. FTC is a international robotics program that has different competitions every year and focuses on promoting STEM. As juniors, Isaac is the head programmer for the team, Alex is head of the design team and part of the build team, and Collin is captain of the team as well as head of the build team. They are all members of the concert and marching band at their high school. All three students are in the top 5% of their class and are interested and excel in the maths and sciences. They became friends during high school because of their shared classes, activities, and interests. Isaac plans on one day becoming a software developer, Collin plans on being a mechanical engineer, and Alex is planning on studying engineering, although he is undecided on which branch. Collin's dream job is to work at NASA, Isaac hopes to someday start his own business, and Alex hopes to one day work at a private space company. Their team captain, Mr. Irons is a Computer and Electrical Engineer with 30+ years of software development experience. He knows the team members through his sons and through his volunteer work with the robotics team during the season. The team is excited to be able to participate in the MoonBots competition, and they hope to move on past Phase 1.

Phase 1 Answer

What you would leave behind on the Moon as a legacy for future generations?

MOONBOTS: A Google Lunar XPRIZE Challenge - The Argonauts