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2014-09-18 16:20:38

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registration is open for the fourth running of the NASA Centennial Challenge program's Sample Return Robot Challenge, which will take place June 8-13, 2015. The autonomous robot competition, which carries a prize purse of $1.5 million, will be held at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts, which has hosted the event since 2012. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Teams must demonstrate a...

2014-09-18 12:35:20

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States is joining an international student competition for robot design for the first time this year, and on Saturday, Sept. 27, Lawrence Technological University (LTU) in Southfield, Michigan, will host the first-ever national championships to determine who will represent their country at the World Robot Olympiad (WRO). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140918/147035 The Olympiad started in Singapore in...

2014-07-21 12:30:05

PARIS, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From July 21st until July 24th, Aldebaran, the World leader in humanoid robotics, will be showcasing at the RoboCup in Joao Pessoa (Brazil) its latest generation of NAO, NAO EVOLUTION, with its NAOqi 2.0(TM) operating system. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/71400587-aldebaran-nao-in-line-up-for-robocup (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130610/618892 ) Only a...

2014-07-07 11:35:55

NASA NASA Chief Technologist David Miller and Dorothy Rasco, NASA's deputy associate administrator for Space Technology, will be on hand Saturday, June 14, at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) for this year's Sample Return Robot Challenge awards ceremony. The event will take place at 10 a.m. EDT, during the TouchTomorrow technology festival on campus, showcasing teams and robots, as well as NASA and WPI exhibits in science, robotics and space technology. Eighteen teams of...

2014-06-10 16:20:35

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Chief Technologist David Miller and Dorothy Rasco, NASA's deputy associate administrator for Space Technology, will be on hand Saturday, June 14, at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) for this year's Sample Return Robot Challenge awards ceremony. The event will take place at 10 a.m. EDT, during the TouchTomorrow technology festival on campus, showcasing teams and robots, as well as NASA and WPI exhibits in science,...

2014-05-05 16:31:42

Sponsors FIRST® Robotics Competition Championship BERWYN, Pa., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) announced today its participation in the 2014 FIRST(® )Championship, which took place April 23-26 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. TE is an annual sponsor and major supporter of FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) which engages students in grades K-12 in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and...

2014-05-02 23:08:02

The sister-team of Garrison Forest School students, Alyssa (7th Grade) and Jackie (10th Grade) Magaha, bested student computer engineers from across Maryland at the 2014 Johns Hopkins University Robo-Challenge on April 5, earning three first place wins. Owings Mills, MD (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Alyssa and Jackie Magaha certainly know their way around a circuit board and the annual Johns Hopkins Robo-Challenge. At this year’s competition on April 5, the Magahas won three first place awards...

2014-04-17 08:32:54

Tableau Helps Not-For-Profit Organization Draw Awareness to Benefits of Data Analysis in Robotics SEATTLE, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of high-school students are proving that the ability to see and understand data is not only important in the business world, but in the world of robotics competitions as well. FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is exposing students in its FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC®) program to Tableau Software...

2014-04-07 08:37:22

Company Continues to Support Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education RESTON, Va., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos [NYSE: LDOS], a national security, health and engineering solutions company, is continuing its longstanding commitment with FIRST(®) (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) in support of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education. Leidos is funding more than 120 teams, 38 of which are FIRST(®) Robotics...

2014-04-03 08:39:31

A record 225 robot events taking place in all 50 states BEDFORD, Mass., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a year full of robot news and advancements, the fifth annual National Robotics Week is being held April 5-13. Established by Congress in 2010 to raise awareness about robots and their important role in shaping the future of education, industry and the U.S. economy, National Robotics Week brings together students, educators and influencers who share a passion for robots and technology....


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