13256506_1165703653482475_2078620727189444465_nA team of University of Alabama students earned the top prize at the NASA Robotic Mining Competition at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This is the second straight year that Alabama Astrobotics has taken the top prize and this is the only team to have won the NASA contest in consecutive years. This cross disciplinary team consists of University of Alabama students within the fields of engineering and computer science as well as a collaboration with students from Shelton State Community College.  Read the article.