Robotics Education Journal

08/06/2022

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).

08/05/2022

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.

08/05/2022

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.

08/02/2022

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.

07/30/2022

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.

07/28/2022

As reported by EdSurge.com, 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

07/27/2022

Fierce Education has announced its upcoming free virtual event to be presented August 25th: “Higher Education: The Connected Campus”.

07/26/2022

Tom Atwood, Executive Director of the National Robotics Education Foundation, in late June was interviewed by Tracey and Cameron Hughes, founders of CTEST Laboratories, on his career in aviation and robotics magazine publishing.

07/25/2022

Animal Dynamics, based in Oxford, England, works closely with the University of Oxford and specializes in aerial and maritime drones used for logistics, humanitarian aid, emergency services, defense and agriculture.

07/22/2022

As reported by Guy Norris of AviaitionWeek.com, this experimental “concept” hypersonic vehicle is called the HVX. HVX is part of an RAF study evaluating hypersonic technologies for “intelligence, reconnaissance and surveillance (IRS) and other missions that, reportedly, are undisclosed.

07/17/2022

SkyRange, a program managed by the Department of Defense Test Resource Management Center, is developing and integrating advanced sensors/capabilities and providing flight operations & maintenance for a fleet of unmanned air-vehicle systems to support the U.S.

07/13/2022

Retired Adm. William McRaven, a former US Navy SEAL commander and head of US Special Operations Command recently stressed that K-12 education is vital to US national security.

07/09/2022

Steve Trimble of Aviation Week reported recently that Israel is planning to develop the capability to deploy uncrewed, autonomous combat systems, which will distance the human warfighter from the battlefront in order to save lives. 

07/05/2022

In a preceding article, Engineering360 looked at various robots that mimic creepy crawly insects, snakes and rodents. In part 2, the website focused on robots fashioned after grasshoppers, flies, beetles, earthworms and spiders.

07/02/2022

BAE Systems has announced that its Robotic Technology Demonstrator (RTD) successfully fired laser-guided rockets at multiple ground targets, with a human decision in the loop, during a recent U.S. Army tactical scenario at the Dugway Proving Ground in Falls Church, Va.

06/30/2022

As reported by Military & Aerospace Electronics, officials of the Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate in Rome, N.Y., issued a request for information (RFI-RIKD-22-03) in mid-June for the Low Collateral Effects Interceptor (LCEI) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) project.

06/27/2022

Kerrwil Media’s Robotics-World recently spoke with Jack Morrison, CEO of Scythe Robotics, one of the hottest autonomous mower startups offering enterprise-scale mowing systems designed for commercial business.

06/19/2022

Defensenews.com reported that next year Israel will begin testing an all-terrain unmanned combat vehicle armed with a 30mm autonomous turret.

06/18/2022

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (June 16, 2022) — The UAS4STEM competition for high school students is back for the second year at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2022. UAS4STEM is a competition that allows kids to see different career opportunities in the UAS and aviation industries.

06/13/2022

As reported by GPSworld.com, WingXpand has debuted a 7-foot expandable-wing drone that fits in a backpack.

06/11/2022

The DOD is updating its guidance on autonomous weapons to consider advances in artificial intelligence, with a revised directive slated for release later this year, the head of the Pentagon’s emerging capabilities policy office told

06/09/2022

Tom Bergeron reported on roi-nj.com that earlier this year,

06/06/2022

Aeronautics has announced a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) kit for the Orbiter® 4.  Orbiter® 4 is an advanced multi-mission flying wing with versatile mission and endurance capabilities for land and maritime operations.

06/05/2022

STEM education resources available online are increasing as the world becomes ever-more technology driven. Visit these three leading STEM education websites for a current perspective on opportunities and challenges.

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