Portal:Robotics/News archive

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Archived news (newest at the top) from the Robotics portal news column.

March 2012


February 2012


January 2012
  • 31st: Robonaut 2 is woken-up and put to work - NASA shows the two robot types in action on the space-station. More...
  • 17th: Raytheon's BBN Technologies announce a $5.5 million award to produce a "Babel fish" style speech and text translating device for military applications. More...
  • 16th: Raytheon completes SSDS ship defence systems for the US Navy ahead of time. More...
  • 6th: Japan gives $52 million over four years to develop a 600-acre (240 ha) robotic farm. Tractors, and packaging, will be robotic and pesticides replaced by LEDs. More...

April 5, 2010

CORD.inc Launches its new Website.

December 31, 2009

CORD Egypt welcomes its new Crew to Begin a new Season of CORD (Competition Of Robots Design)

April 20, 2008 CORD Egypt started its registration to the second Robotics competition

April 14, 2007

A coalition of high school teams from Connecticut, Massachusetts and Nevada took the top prize at the FIRST Robotics competition, otherwise known as the "Superbowl of Smarts."More...

March 15, 2007

The United States Postal Service is wrapping mailboxes in some 200 cities nationwide in a special covering to look like "Star Wars" robot, R2-D2.More...

February 17, 2007

Candor Chasma region of Valles Marineris, Mars.jpg

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has discovered more evidence on the Planet Mars(pictured) that water may have flowed beneath the surface and that "cracks" that lead below the surface may have, at one time, been "habitable" for "microbial life." More...

October 19, 2006

A tiny pneumatic hand, with the ability to grasp objects smaller than a millimeter across has been developed by Yen-Wen Lu and Chang-Jin Kim of UCLA's Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department. More...

  • March 18, 2005: Robot Zoe discovers new life in the Atacama desert, something which shows robots can be used to find life on other planets. More...