hitchBOT went on its last trip this year.

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MUSHROOMS IN SPACE!!

A group of Ryerson students are planning on sending their experiment to the International Space Station. With the help of the Ryerson Student Spaceflight Experiments Program, they’re sending mushrooms to research their possibility as space-grown food.

HitchBOT sent on its last trip

After successful Canada and Europe-wide trips and a not-so-successful American trip which left HitchBOT decapitated in Philadelphia, the team is retiring the robot at Ottawa’s Canada Science and Technology Museum in 2017.

Hyperloops: Rye getting a slice of the Hyperloop pie 

The Ryerson International Hyperloop Team are working on a subsystem for the Hyperloop — a transportation design that could potentially travel at near-supersonic speeds. They plan to show off their award-winning design on a mile-long test track in the summer.

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