The Galactic Builders Visit Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge


In the latest installment, The Galactic Builders get to live a Star Wars NERD dream as they visit Galaxy’s Edge and get an amazing behind the scenes look at what makes the Walt Disney facility work!

How great is this for these young people! And what a great way to make kids become interested in technology and engineering with The Millennium Falcon as your prop.

“In this installment of Galactic Builders, FIRST students Jordan, Nicholas, Theo, and Ethan get a behind-the-scenes look at the robotics within Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. Watch as Walt Disney Imagineers Brian Orr and Karin Hanson take them on a rare tour of an Imagineering training facility at Walt Disney World Resort and show them how animatronic technology has evolved over time.”

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“This 2019-2020 season, FIRST® RISESM, powered by Star Wars: Force for Change, is setting out to inspire citizens of the galaxy to work together, strengthening and protecting the Force that binds us and creating a place where collaboration and collective wisdom can elevate new ideas and foster growth. Together, we RISE.”

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