Robotics Education Journal


Five winners in the urban air mobility space will share a total of $50,000 in cash prizes as part of the 2022 Urban Air Mobility Innovation Challenge, sponsored by Advanced Technology International (ATI), TechConnect and The Vertical Lift Consortium (VLC).


We need drone pilots in the Tampa, FL, area for Hurricane Ian Damage Assessment.

-Part 107 Certificate
-Your own drone (20 mp or greaer)
-Your own transportation
-Laptop- (internet if available)
-Must live near Tampa, FL


This week, Carnegie Learning announced that the company’s research team, /, has been selected as a finalist in the XPRIZE Digital Learning Challenge. UpGrade is the ONLY K-12 education team to make it to the finals.


The most powerful AMR from MiR to date, the MiR1350 can transport a payload of up to 1,350 kg (3,000 lbs.). Designed for logistics operational efficiency, the Mobile Industrial Robots MiR 1350 provides automated pickup, transport and delivery of pallets on the factory floor.


The R.U.R. Series is a succession of tech talks on classic approaches to programming robots and other autonomous systems.


The increasing capabilities of miniature drones has led to their widespread use for monitoring in both civilian and military situations.


AeroVironment has announced the launch of its next-generation VAPOR Helicopter unmanned aircraft system (UAS), the VAPOR 55 MX.


With laser-guided weapons becoming more common across all domains, a new use case for UAS is emerging, designating targets for their own and external weapon systems at low risk and cost.


Nebraska’s Northeast Community College will share in a $25 million award to develop a robotics/automation curriculum.


The Institute for Defense and Government Advancement is a non-partisan think tank dedicated to the ongoing development and promotion of the DoD, Armed Services, and Federal Government's critical defense goals.  Detailing global developments, plans and programs within the community, the IDGA has j


Drone manufacturers are increasingly designing drones that specialize in particular applications in order to meet the needs of Government agencies and departments, which more and more often are seeking drone fleets with drones specializing in different functions and missions.  A diverse range of


Exciting new rotorary UAV designs by Rogelio Lozano recently appeared on YouTube, and we are impressed. The aerobatic flying rotor in photos 1 and 2 has an 8-meter diameter and is shown mid-flip.


On August 9, the Vertical Lift Consortium (VLC), in partnership with TechConnect and Advanced Technology International (ATI), announced 19 finalists for its Urban Air Mobility Challenge.


PickNik Robotics, which develops robotics software and engineering services, has announced commercial availability of its MoveIt Studio Developer Platform and the MoveIt Studio SDK (software development kit).


US-based Shield AI and Australian company EPE have partnered to deliver AI pilot functionality to military UAV operators in Australia and New Zealand using Shield’s Nova 2 drone. The drone features Level 5 autonomy— it can operate independently in GPS-denied environments.


August 9: First comprehensive analysis finds broad gains in test scores, with larger gains for students of color than white students.

08/08/2022 reported 8 August that the Space Force has conducted a demonstration using dog-like quadruped unmanned ground vehicles (Q-UGVs) for security patrols and other repetitive tasks.


GITAI USA Inc. (GITAI) has developed “S10,” a 10-meter autonomous robotic arm for commercial space stations. The GITAI S10 has successfully completed various tests corresponding to level 3 of NASA’s Technology Readiness Level (TRL).


As note in an AUVSI news release, the DOD’s budgeting process for uncrewed systems (UxV) in Fiscal Year 2023 has commenced. The charts suggest DOD priorities among systems intended for deployment in Air, Counter-UAS, Ground, Maritime Surface and Maritime Subsurface domains.


Ottonomy.IO has introduced Ottobot 2.0, a “best-in-class and friendly service fleet of fully autonomous robots” for food/beverage and retail contactless deliveries.


On Monday, August 8, 2022, in Lawrence, Ind., (a suburb of Indianapolis) history will be made when traditional mail is delivered to the world’s first smart mailbox.


Several countries are planning Lunar missions in the near future, within one to a very few years, as these representative lunar robot concept images show.

In the order shown, these are:

1, NASA's Viper polar exploration robot.

2. Astrobotics' Peregrine lunar lander.


As reported by, in mid-July, a group of more than 500 business, education and nonprofit leaders called on states to update their K-12 curriculum to make computer scie