7th Annual NASA Robotic Mining Competition Kicks Off Today

7th Annual NASA Robotic Mining Competition Kicks Off Today

UH-Hilo’s rover “Spock” shown during its very first field test at a PISCES martian simulation site on Hawaii Island. Spock is competing in the 7th Annual NASA Robotic Mining Competition that begins on Monday, May 16th in Florida. The 7th Annual NASA Robotic Mining...

Keaau School’s Robotics Team Heads to VEX World Challenge

Keaau student robotic participants are seen here. Credit: Hollyn Johnson/Hawaii Tribune-Herald Keaau’s “LunaTech” robotics team competed at the VEX IQ state championship on Oahu earlier this month. The elementary students earned the “Design Award” and will now compete...

Molokai Hosts Hawai’s First Robotics League

Students are seen here participating in the VEX IQ Challenge. Credit: Molokai Dispatch According to a story in the Molokai Dispatch, STEM Robotics held the first robotics competition in Hawaii on the island of Molokai on Oct. 24. The Molokai VEX IQ League was hosted...

China Snaps Photos of Future Landing Site

According to a story on Leonard David’s blog, Chinese space officials recently released new images of the Moon that are focused on the landing site of the country’s future Chang’e 5 lunar lander. Target date for China’s ambitious robotic Moon probe mission...

Astronaut to Test Drive Rover From Space

Multiple partner nations involved on the International Space Station are developing robots in space.  Photo Credit: Jacques van Oene / SpaceFlight Insider On Monday, Sept. 7, Danish European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Andreas Mogensen,  for the first time, performed...