MIT Zero Robotics Challenge 2016
Gunn High School

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Gunn Zero Robotics

Zero Robotics is an annual robotics programming competition held by MIT. Every year a unique challenge is released, motivated by a problem of interest to DARPA, NASA, and MIT. Programs are fully autonomous and are designed to run on SPHERES (Synchronized Position Hold Engage and Reorient Experimental Satellites) which run on the International Space Station.

The 2016 SPACE-S challenge requires picking up and moving virtual items, while solving complex mathematical navigational challenges along the way. It emphasizes efficient flight plans and autonomous decision making.


The Gunn Zero Robotics Team is a programming team from Gunn High School (Palo Alto, CA) that participates in the Zero Robotics Challenge. The team is completely student-centered, and it is the students who lead and push the team forward.

Our team has over 40 years of combined programming experience, with many members having participated in a FIRST sanctioned robotics competition.

This season, our team is in an alliance with Zanneio Stardust from Piraeus, Greece, and NullPointerException from Ambler, Pennsylvania. We are the third seeded alliance in the world.


Alex Gao Alex Gao (Captain)
Andrew Shi Andrew Shi
Carmel Baharav Carmel Baharav
Chela New Chela New
Gautam Mittal Gautam Mittal
Kevin Frans Kevin Frans
Kevin Li Kevin Li
Larry Zhou Larry Zhou
Max Wang Max Wang
Michael Huang Michael Huang
Steve Jiang Steve Jiang