Special Opportunity For ‘Team Intergalactic’

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National Science Foundation Director Dr. France A. Córdova, U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, Dominic Larrañaga, Larry Romero, Benjamin Sandoval and Christian Cordova. Courtesy photo

Special Opportunity For ‘Team Intergalactic’

Staff Report

Española YMCA Teen Center Director Ben Sandoval along with “Team Intergalactic” members Dominic Larrañaga, Larry Romero, Benjamin Sandoval and Christian Cordova were fortunate to spend a portion of their afternoon Monday, Aug. 22, with U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich and National Science Foundation Director Dr. France A. Córdova.

The team demonstrated their robots’ abilities and also gave Sen. Heinrich and Dr. Córdova an opportunity to work with the robots. Russ Fisher-Ives from RoboRAVE International and Janelle Vigil-Maestas from the Los Alamos National Laboratory Community Programs Office accompanied the team as well.

The YMCA team organizers expressed a special thank you to Sen. Heinrich’s office for coordinating this great opportunity. The team was honored to have been invited.


Española YMCA Teen Center Director Ben Sandoval, Dominic Larrañaga, Benjamin Sandoval, U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, Larry Romero, Christian Cordova and National Science Foundation Director Dr. France A. Córdova. Courtesy photo

 

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