The first annual 24 hour robotic competition event is taking place this weekend at West Virginia University. This is a FIRST off season event hosted by Mountaineer Area Robotics Team 2614. This event will be webcast live during the whole event thanks to MARS and NASA's Robotics Alliance Project.
2014 Global Conference on Educational Robotics (GCER)
Each year students, teachers, robotics enthusiasts, and professionals from around the world gather for the annual Global Conference on Educational Robotics (GCER). This year the Botball GCER is at the Radisson Hotel Los Angeles Midtown at University of Southern California from July 30th - August 3rd. All are welcome to watch the competition.
NASA's Opportunity Mars rover, which landed on the Red Planet in 2004, now holds the off-Earth roving distance record after accruing 25 miles (40 kilometers) of driving. The previous record was held by the Soviet Union's Lunokhod 2 rover.
+ More info + Out-Of-This-World Records Info-graphic + More info on Opportunity
Follow us on Twitter
As you may have noticed there is now a Twitter feed on the right side of the Robotic Alliance Project's webpage! We would like to invite everyone to follow us on twitter and help spread the word about the Robotics Alliance Project and NASA! We plan on using Twitter to post about announcements, new features, and much more!