February 4, 2023

Aircraft ‘Safety Pause’ Ordered by Navy

Three US Navy and Marine Corps aircraft crashes in the past week and a half — two of which were fatal — have led the Navy’s aviation community to undergo a “safety pause.” During the pause Monday, all non-deployed units reviewed risk-management practices and conducted training “on threat and error-management processes.”

NAVAIR Engineer Reaching Youth Through Robotics

Dan Ensminger, a NAVAIR engineer from Naval Air Station Patuxent River, has used his enthusiasm for engineering and program acquisition experience to lead 29 local youth robotics teams over the past 14 years.

TPP Gets Tour of RoboBees’ New Hive

Hive RoboBees

The Patuxent Partnership board members recently toured the new Hive, home of growingSTEMS and the RoboBees, in Hollywood.

Robotics Team Competing at VEX-U Championship

Robotics Team

The College of Southern Maryland Talons competitive robotics team have packed their bags – and robots – to travel for the sixth consecutive year to compete in the 2019 VEX-U World Championship in Kentucky.

CSM Robotics Team Plans Open House

CSM Robotics Team

The College of Southern Maryland Talons, the CSM Robotics Team, is planning an open house from 6 to 7:30 pm June 19, 2018, on the College’s La Plata Campus. 

Volunteers Needed for LEGO Robotics Day

LEGO Robotics

The Patuxent Partnership is helping the College of Southern Maryland search for volunteers for the upcoming LEGO Robotics Competition. 

Robotics Team Headed for Worlds

Robotics Team

The College of Southern Maryland Talons Robotics Team has qualified for the fifth consecutive year to compete at the VEX U World Championship. This pinnacle of the university-level robotics competitive season will take place April 25-28, 2018, in Louisville, Ky.

GAO: F-35 Plagued With Problems

GAO Report F-35

A Government Accountability Office report says DoD’s new fleet of F-35 Lightning IIs is experiencing spare parts shortages and other sustainment problems that are hurting the readiness of the fighter jets.

5th-Graders Bring Robotics for All

5th-Graders Bring Robotics for All

What began as a research project by a group of Ridge Elementary School fifth-graders is now a countywide STEM initiative making robotics available to all 18 St. Mary’s County public elementary schools.

Hoyer Visits High-Achieving Students at CSM

High-Achieving Students

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer met recently with some of College of Southern Maryland’s most high-achieving students. The congressman visited robotics and cybersecurity students May 9, congratulating them on recent collegiate achievements and learning about their academic programs.