We want to share some exciting news with all of you MoonBots enthusiasts. Landroids, the Grand PRIZE Winner of the 2010 MoonBots Challenge has been up to some pretty amazing and inspiring things this summer. The Google Lunar X PRIZE wants to commend this team for its dedication to STEM Education! You guys are great! We can not thank you enough for all that you have done for these students.
Article posted by Landroids:
Summer 2011 has so far been an extremely busy time for the Landroids. Earlier this year, our team had decided to “take the summer off” to recharge, and not compete in the Moonbots 2.0 challenge. Well, the “time off” idea turned out to be a wishful thinking for a short while. Instead, this summer, the entire team is participating in two Biomedical Engineering and Computer Science internships at NJIT, attended 2 courses of synthetic biology in NYC. On top of that, we are also partnering with Real World Connections (RWC) and the Capstone Program at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) to introduce robotics to the inner city middle school and high school students.
Our ambitious summer plan started in June when approached by RWC to ...