Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Worcester, MA has teamed with NASA on the $1.5 million 2014 Sample Return Robot prize competition. Planned for June 2014 at WPI, teams will compete to demonstrate a robot that can locate and retrieve geologic samples from varied terrains without human controls. Teams that meet all competition requirements will be eligible to compete for the NASA-funded $1.5 million prize.

For more information on how to register a team, visit: http://challenge.wpi.edu.

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