Autonomus aerial robotics for fun and learning. Ascend NTNU is the Norwegian University Of Science and Technology's team in the International Aerial Robotics Competition.


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Technical groups in Ascend


The control group takes care of all the physical aspects of the drone. Bridging the gap between commands and actions.


State estimation of the drone and beyond. The perception group converts sensor input to meaningful information about the drone and its environment.


Finding the optimal behaviour to solve the mission at hand. The Planning group takes the latest AI research from theory to practice.


The hardware group is responsible for the design of the drone. Material choice, strength calculations, electrical, aerodynamics, propulsion and production.