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October
2019

Columbia, MD—October 17, 2019. Universities Space Research Association (USRA) today announced a donation of $25,000 from JastinTech-Luxrobo to support the delivery of STEM workforce development programs at USRA’s STEMaction Center. The gift will help ensure USRA’s ability to deliver robotics competitions, conduct 3D printing workshops, host classes to build computers, and provide opportunities to launch small-scale experiments into space for students.

USRA receives a $25,000 check from JastinTech and Luxrobo exceutives for expansion of the USRA STEM Program.

The donation was announced at an event at USRA’s STEMaction Center promoting the upcoming launch of a workshop to teach computer coding using MODI robotics and automation elements invented by Korean start-up company Luxrobo.

Dr. Jeffrey A. Isaacson, CEO and President...

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