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2013-02-20 12:29:50

NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 200 student teams will compete in the 13(th) Annual NYC FIRST Celebration, March 7-9, 2013 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. A series of competitions will occur throughout the three day event culminating with teams advancing to compete in the FIRST Championship, April 25-27, in St. Louis. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130220/CL63191 ) NYC-area and international FIRST teams have been honing their research, engineering and...

Kids Inspired To Help Their Elders Through Robotics
2013-01-21 14:08:10

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There is no denying robots are changing the world but instead of the machines taking over and enslaving mankind, they are actually helping improve the lives of many. This past weekend robots also helped to inspire young designers and would-be engineers. But for some competitors it was also about helping their elders. The First Lego League Championship was held on Saturday, and two teams were sponsored by the Faculty of...

NASA Will Broadcast 2013 FIRST Robotics Season Jan. 5
2013-01-04 07:46:34

NASA NASA Television will broadcast the annual FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Kickoff event on Saturday, Jan. 5, starting at 10:30 a.m. EST from Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester. The event also will be streamed live on NASA's website. As in past years, NASA plays a significant role by providing public access to robotics programs to encourage young people to investigate careers in the sciences and engineering. Through the NASA...

2013-01-03 16:21:34

WASHINGTON, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will broadcast the annual FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Kickoff event on Saturday, Jan. 5, starting at 10:30 a.m. EST from Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The event also will be streamed live on NASA's website. As in past years, NASA plays a significant role by providing public access to robotics...

2012-12-20 05:04:34

The Grandville Robotics & Engineering Center recently kicked off the West Michigan VEX League, the first robotics competition of its kind in Michigan Grandville, MI (PRWEB) December 19, 2012 Twenty-four teams from West Michigan schools have come together to form the state's first VEX robotics league. In late November, the Grandville High School RoboDawgs hosted the first league play event for the newly formed West Michigan VEX League. Teams from Grandville, Belding, and Grand Rapids...

DARPA Robotics Challenge Moves Forward
2012-10-25 06:37:53

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced on Wednesday some of the top teams that will compete in its $2 million contest to create robots that can be used to assist in natural disasters and other emergencies. “Robot enthusiasts, the time has come. The “DARPA Robotics Challenge” (DRC) begins today. Will you be part of it?” the agency said as it kicked off the initiative. The DRC was...

2012-09-27 23:02:49

The Firebirds, Mount Saint Joseph Academy´s all-girl Robotics Team, will host the Third Annual all-female robotics competition, girlPOWER (Preparing Outstanding Women Engineers through Robotics). Sponsored by FIRST Robotics, it is the only event of its kind, and takes place on Saturday Oct 6th, from 8 am — 4 pm. Flourtown, PA (PRWEB) September 27, 2012 Held in the Mount Saint Joseph Academy gym, this fun and educational event will feature all-female drive teams–there will...

2012-09-14 12:10:39

NASA has selected eight advanced robotics projects that will enable the agency's future missions while supporting the Obama administration's National Robotics Initiative. The projects, ranging from technologies for improving robotic planetary rovers to humanoid robotic systems, will support the development and use of robots for space exploration, as well as by manufacturers and businesses in the United States. Robots can work beside, or cooperatively, with people to enhance individual...

2012-09-07 10:20:36

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will broadcast live the virtual kickoff ceremony of the 2012 Zero Robotics High School Tournament beginning at 1 p.m. EDT, Saturday, Sept. 8. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Zero Robotics challenges teams of high school students to write their own algorithms to fly the Synchronized Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental Satellites, or SPHERES. The bowling ball-sized spherical...

2012-06-11 10:21:20

WASHINGTON, June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver and NASA Chief Technologist Mason Peck will be on hand Saturday, June 16, at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) as six teams of engineers from across the country compete for agency-funded prize of $1.5 million. Garver will join congressional and local officials during opening ceremonies at 10 a.m. EDT on the campus of WPI in Worcester, Mass. (Logo:...