ORONO, Maine (AP) — The University of Maine will soon unveil a $13.8 million expansion of its Advanced Structures and Composites Center that the center’s director says will simulate a stormy ocean to help innovators find out if their creations can withstand the sea.
“We have a bunch of teams come from around the state to compete, and we’re just here to have some fun.”
17 middle and high school teams…
“We want to show people basically how good our robot is,” said Devon Downs, from Hampden Academy’s team, ‘The Gearheads.”
…showing off 17 robots in the Northern Maine VEX Robotics Competition.