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A Starship robot crosses a road on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Kentucky Kernel

Star(ship) Wars: Return of the Droids

Alexis Baker, Reporter September 15, 2022

They have returned. UK’s campus is once again home to a fleet of Starship robots, delivering food, cautiously crossing the street and threatening the toes of Wildcats everywhere. Starship is a robot-based...

A Starship robot crosses Hilltop Avenue in front of the Jacobs Science Building on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

The future is now, and it can deliver Starbucks

At the start of the fall semester, UK introduced electric food delivery robots to its campus. Made and operated by Starship Technologies, these robots deliver meals and drinks to students and staff. Starship...

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