West Virginia University team wins $5,000!

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The West Virginia University robotics team received $5,000 for being the only team to complete the first level in NASA's Sample Return Robot Challenge 2014.

This is WVU’s third-straight win in a NASA-sponsored robotic competition this summer. In May, the Mountaineers took first-place honors in the mining and outreach competitions in NASA’s 2014 Robotic Mining Competition. Two weeks later, they ruled the Rock Yard at Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, scoring a record-high 99 points in winning NASA’s Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts-Academic Linkages or Robo-Ops Competition. – See more at: http://wvutoday.wvu.edu/n/2014/06/17/wvu-robotics-team-first-time-competitor-becomes-only-team-to-complete-first-level-in-nasa-s-sample-return-robot-challenge#sthash.5ZFAxdy3.dpuf

This is WVU’s third-straiWVU NASA ReturnRobot Challenge 2014ght win in a NASA-sponsored robotic competition this summer. In May, the Mountaineers took first-place honors in the mining and outreach competitions in NASA’s 2014 Robotic Mining Competition. Two weeks later, they ruled the Rock Yard at JohnsonSpaceCenter in Houston, Texas, winning NASA’s Robo-Ops Competition.

Congratulations Team!

Source:  WVUToday


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