Video from the NASA/VCU FIRST robotics competition – A lot of durability and articulation seem required for this bot-bout. It’s really amazing what a group of high school students can crank out in six weeks. Get a closer look at some of the players and makers involved:

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NASA Langley Research Center/VCU School of Engineering FIRST site – Link

VCU/NASA Langley 2008 FIRST Robotics Regional on Flickr – Link

Related:

FIRST robotics regional, Kansas City – Link

In the Maker store:

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Great for beginners! – Mouesbot kit – Link