UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA NEWS Space robotics forum set for Thursday, Dec. 5, at UND
The Second Annual Space Robotics Forum is set to take place Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Computer Science Department of the University of North Dakota.
The forum presents robotic space exploration acti... Posted on 12/4/13 at 10:58 AM
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-- Peter Singer, Brookings Institution analyst
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