Built for Mars, UNF robot is still earthbound - for now

UNF's hand-tooled, shop-made robot faced heavyweight challengers from schools such as Texas Tech and Notre Dame.

UNF's hand-tooled, shop-made robot faced heavyweight challengers from schools such as Texas Tech and Notre Dame.

"One of the guys - the competitor from Texas Tech - had a robot built with aerospace-grade aluminum," Trask said. "It was pretty incredible, and it sped through the course. We weren't so lucky."

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