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Robot Missions

Low-Cost Robotics for Environmental Applications

Collaboration Logs

See what's currently happening with our collaborators from coast to coast to coast (eventually)

Progress & Tech Logs

Latest updates related to the continual development and behind the scenes making of Bowie robot kits

Tech Log #010: MQTT connected to map

Today MQTT was integrated into the map, and the basic MQTT topic structure was decided. Basically, devicename/latitude, with the data being that value. The navigation controls were added to the map by modifying mappa.js with the correct Mapbox GL function. Tests were...

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Tech Log #009: Start of map

Today the map was created from previous code experiments with mappa.js that Robot Missions worked on in 2018 and 2019. This uses AWS, MQTT, p5.js, mappa.js, and Mapbox GL. The version of Mapbox GL library was changed in mappa.js from v0.43.0 to v1.12.0. Solved a lag...

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Website under re-construction

Our website is under construction. We'll be back soon with more information on how you can build your own Bowie robot

Helping the Planet with Robots

Robot Missions’ Bowie Robot Platform puts the tools of helping our environment directly in the hands of the community,  democratising robotics for tackling these challenges together.

The Robot Missions initiative is made possible thanks to the generous support of volunteers, collaborators, sponsors, and the community for continuously cheering us on. Thank you to all who make Robot Missions possible!