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NASA's FIRST Robotics Competition Sponsorship

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The highly anticipated moment you have all been waiting for... The NASA FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Registration Sponsorship application system for the 2018 FRC season is now available.

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Chezy Champs "Best in the West" Robotics Competition

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Chezy Champs is an annual off-season FIRST robotics tournament hosted by FIRST Team 254. The forth annual Chezy Champs tournament takes place Saturday - Sunday, September 16-17, at Bellarmine College Preparatory in San Jose, California. 43 teams will come together in San Jose to battle it out to determine the best in the west.

Can't make the event, checkout the webcast link at the bottom of the "More Info" webpage.

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NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover Climbing Toward Ridge Top

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NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has begun the steep ascent of an iron-oxide-bearing ridge that's grabbed scientists' attention since before the car-sized rover's 2012 landing.

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Five Years Ago and 154 Million Miles Away: Touchdown!

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On Aug. 5, 2012, the mission team at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, exalted at radio confirmation and first images from Curiosity after the rover's touchdown using a new "sky crane" landing method. Transmissions at the speed of light took nearly 14 minutes to travel from Mars to Earth, which that day were about 154 million miles (248 million kilometers) apart

Watch some of the amazing footage of the 5 years of Curiosity in the link below!

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Watch Martian Clouds Scoot, Thanks to NASA's Curiosity

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Wispy, early-season clouds resembling Earth's ice-crystal cirrus clouds move across the Martian sky in some new image sequences from NASA's Curiosity Mars rover.

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Follow us on Twitter

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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!

 


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Last Updated: September 23, 2017
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