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December 21
FIRST Robotics Sponsorship Information Now Posted!
FIRST Robotics logo
A list of teams being sponsored by NASA for the 2005 FIRST Robotics Season is now posted! See our list of Sponsorships!

December 09
Imagine Mars Webcast!
Imagine Mars
Tune in Thursday, December 9th at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time (11 MT, 12 CT, 1 ET) to watch as students from the Redd School in Houston Texas interview NASA engineers about Mars via webcast!

December 09
Check out JPL's Technology Image Galleries
JPL logo
Are you interested in space technology, history and inventions? Then check out the images in JPL's Technology Image Galleries. They have pictures of spacecraft, robots, electronics and more!

November 15
"Robot Cooking": Webcast and Interactive Course
Dr. Robot
Want to learn basic principles of physics and design and how to create a simple robot? Then collect your ingredients and tune in the archive of our Robot Cooking webcast!

November 15
Early Robotics Competition Begins
Fall 2004 challenge unveiled. For 7 to 12 years of age, EARLY is a good introduction to robotics competitions, setting the stage for future competitions such as FIRST, Botball, and FIRST Lego League!

November 15
NASA's FIRST Sponsorship Deadline: November 9
The deadline for NASA's FIRST Robotics Sponsorship is November 9. For more information, visit

October 06
Learn About Robotics and Artificial Intelligence
lemur robot
Students: Ever wish you had a robot to do your chores or help with your homework? Well, you're not alone! Get some background information on the myths and realities about robots and artificial intelligence and learn what movies have been made that imagine robots of the future.

September 14
Still going... The Mars Rovers Continue to Explore!
Spirit rear hazcam image from sol 200
Months after the end of their nominal missions the two robotic explorers, Spirit and Opportunity, continue to closely examine the Mars landscape. Review their latest adventures, watch videos, and see what the rover team is up to now!

August 25
Cool Links For Summer!
Dr. Robot
Dr. Robot says: Don't forget to keep an eye on our "Cool Links" from this and past months! Learn about opportunities for students, fun online games, try a NASA "Qwhiz", and much more!

July 29
Botball National Conference on Educational Robotics
Check out the Botball National Conference on Educational Robotics, at the AAAI in San Jose, CA, 7/26-7/28. Contact your local Botball team to register for free afternoon spectator passes. Registration for the entire conference is available from KISS for $85.

June 29
Follow the Mars Rovers and Download the Screen Saver
Check out the rover Week in Review, visit the rover website for images, updates, classroom activities, and fun games. Or, download a rover screen saver!

June 25
WEBCAST: Roving the Red Planet
Mars Exploration Rover
On Thursday, June 24, at 10 a.m. PST join NASA engineers via webcast for a behind-the-scenes look at the amazing capabilities and accomplishments of the Mars Exploration Rovers. And don't forget to send in your questions and take the pre-webcast survey!

June 19
Download the Mars Exploration Rover Screen Saver!
Download a new NASA screen saver to get updated Mars Exploration Rover images, archived pictures, mission information, and more!

May 28
Find Fun Activities for the End of the School Year!
cartoon rover
NASA's Space Place has a new look and lots of fun new educational activities and games. Check out the Teacher's Corner for classroom activities, images, links, and more!

April 12
Meet the Athena Student Interns!
Image of students
Students from around the country are working on the Mars Exploration Rover mission as Athena Student Interns. You can learn more about each team and the work they do at the Mars and Athena websites.

March 01
WEBCAST: Women Working on Mars!
Image of Mars
Want to meet some of the great women scientists and engineers working on the Mars Exploration Rover mission? Then check out NASA's 3rd "Women Working on Mars" webcast February 26th at 4 p.m. PST. Visit the website for more information!

February 24
FIRST Robotics Kick-Off Webcast
FIRST logo
The FIRST Robotics Competition Kick-Off took place January 10, 2004. Watch the Archive now! Download Animation Video for FIRST Frenzy.

January 14
Meet the Athena Student Interns
Image of ASIP students at JPL
High school students and teachers from around the country are working with the Mars Exploration Rover Athena Science Team. Read bios and view pictures of the thirteen Athena Student Interns teams!

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Last Updated: April 28, 2020
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