The Impuls team Kielce University of Technology beat off competition from 40 other teams from around the world, including America’s Stanford University.
The third-largest defence trade fair in Europe, companies from both Poland and abroad are presenting the latest military equipment.
A March of Remembrance and Prayer, as well as lectures, film screenings, exhibitions and meetings with authors are part of the program that will mark the 73rd anniversary of the Kielce pogrom, which took place on July 4, 1946, in the south-central Polish city.
To emulate the harsh extra-terrestrial conditions, the robots are tested on the mountainous desert at the Mars Desert Research Station, outside Hanksville. The challenges put before the students are similar to the real life tasks of rovers such as Curiosity and Opportunity.
Known as the JP2, the reconstructed military Star truck was produced especially for the Pope during his first visit to Poland in 1979.
This year’s event, which runs from 4 to 7 September, will feature over 600 exhibits, more than half of which will be from Poland. Delegations from 31 other countries will also be in attendance.
Poland's ruling camp has been restoring decent work and pay for Poles, as well as investing in the future, PM Mateusz Morawiecki said in Kielce, southern Poland, on Saturday.
Kielce is one of 51 cities honoured with a Platinum Certificate by the World Council On City Data (WCCD), Mayor Wojciech Lubawski announced on Monday.