Saturday, October 2, 2010

LEGO & the ESA Rosetta Project…

If you think building with LEGO® elements and building “toy” robots with LEGO® Mindstorms® NXT kits is just child’s play, think again!


Check out how LEGO® is being used by the European Space Agency’s Rosetta Project.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=er-TFVbnSKA&feature=player_embedded


Part 1:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1oEaGjgOB0M&feature=player_embedded

Part 2:
http://vimeo.com/15955119


Truly amazing!


By the way, it seems FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) robotics is not only encouraging youngsters to think about similar careers in science & technology, but is actually preparing them for those careers with cutting edge technology.


When Godtfred Kirk Christiansen developed the first LEGO® brick in 1949, he probably had no idea where it would lead…


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