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Rachel Prucey
Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.
650-604-0643
rachel.l.prucey@nasa.gov

Victoria Groom
Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
650-740-8420
vgroom@stanford.edu
April 13, 2010
 
RELEASE : M10-30
 
 
NASA Robots Featured at Stanford University 'Robot Block Party'
 
 
MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. – NASA robots will be featured during a "Robot Block Party" at Stanford University, Stanford, Calif. from noon – 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, April 14, 2010. The Stanford Program in Law, Science, and Technology is hosting the event as part of the inaugural year of National Robotics Week. This event is free and open to the public.

WHAT: A robotics event that will showcase cutting-edge robotics technology, including robots that drive cars, climb walls, assemble delicate parts, and help perform medical procedures. Robots from NASA Ames Research Center’s Intelligent Robotics Group will also be on display, including the K10 and K10-mini planetary rovers and the Gigapan robot camera.

WHERE: Paul Brest Hall located in Munger Building 4, directly behind Stanford Law School at Stanford, Calif. Park at Tresidder Union or in Parking Structure 6.

WHEN: Noon – 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, April 14, 2010.

National Robotics Week is organized by the Robotics Caucus of the U.S. Congress and leading robotics companies, schools, and organizations.

For more information about the Intelligent Robotics Group at NASA Ames, visit:

http://irg.arc.nasa.gov


For more information about the National Robotics Event at Stanford, visit:

http://www.law.stanford.edu/calendar/details/4049/
 

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