Albany High robotics goes to Detroit;
Mark Cuban weighs in
ALBANY, N.Y. (May
3, 2018) – Members of the Albany High School robotics team
and their robot Mark Cube-N competed in a world robotics championship in
Detroit April 25-28.
And although their 3-7 finish wasn’t what the
team hoped for, Shark Tank
investor Mark Cuban got wind of his robot namesake and urged them via
email to “keep it going.”
“Congrats on a great run. Once you taste the
big time, it only motivates you to work harder!” Cuban said.
The Falcon robot was so named because one of
its competition tasks was to pick up and move milk-crate like cubes.
Albany High’s robotics team earned a spot at
the Detroit competition after taking first place at the
2018 New York Tech Valley Regional FIRST
Robotics Team event in March.
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