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Form a team, design a robot, solve the challenge, and be part of the Google Lunar X PRIZE race to the Moon with LEGO® MINDSTORMS®!   

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Robotic Alliance

Robotic Alliance
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Our team is five friends who just graduated to middle school. Robotic Alliance, as First Lego League rookies in 2011, won first place in robot design and in the robot competition at our regional competition, and competed in the Maryland State FLL competition. We are excited about Moonbot, designing our own lunar landscape and missions. Each member has a year of experience with Lego Mindstorm. Nathan loves NXT programming and wants to be a computer programmer. You can find him playing Xbox or at amusement parks. He also loves swimming and basketball. Andrew is our future Electrical Engineer. He’s a Boy Scout, likes camping, and makes model airplanes. He also plays baseball and spends his spare time programming his Lego Mindstorm. Will plans to be the Best Math Teacher in the World. He loves video games, and plays baseball, soccer, and basketball. He also loves programming for the Robotic Alliance. Tyler doesn’t know what he wants to be when he grows up. But he loves playing video games and likes to read. He’s also on a travel soccer team and plays baseball. Brendan is going to play football in the NFL. He also plans to be a marine biologist. He likes reading, playing football, baseball, and wrestling.

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Team Captain
Jennifer Downs
Team Members
Brendan Downs
Will Young
Tyler Apellaniz
Andrew Barker
Nathan Matthews
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