The Space Cookies are FIRST Robotics and VEX Robotics teams of girls from schools across the Bay Area working in partnership with NASA Ames Research Center and the Girl Scouts of Northern California. High school and middle school girls, grades 7-12, are encouraged to join the team. Members participate in hands-on engineering, mechanical design, fabrication, electronics, programming, team leadership, marketing, graphic design, community outreach, and most importantly - FUN!
On November 9-10, the Space Cookies competed at Madtown Throwdown, an off-season competition. They got into quarter finals with Teams 4543 and 9543, and they won both the Spirit and Excellence in Engineering Awards!
On November 4, the Space Cookies demoed their robot to over 30,000 people at the Bay Area Science Festival in AT&T park.
On October 19, the Space Cookies demonstrated at Take Flight for Kids, and visited Intuitive Surgical.
On October 10, the Space Cookies demonstrated their robot at the Draper University opening.
On June 27, the Space Cookies participated in the Intuitive Surgical Robonanza, a friendly competition! They won first place!
On June 25, the Space Cookies demoed their robot at their lab to a Society of Women Engineers tour. There were 80 excited girls who attended the tour!