Photos: 'Moonbuggies' bounce to the finish line

Photos: 'Moonbuggies' bounce to the finish line

Summary: Teams of students designed, built and raced vehicles for NASA's 13th annual Great Moonbuggy Race.

TOPICS: Nasa / Space

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  • high school winners

    High-school winners from Huntsville Center for Technology of Huntsville, Ala., turn the corner on two wheels.

    NASA hopes the race will inspire participants to pursue careers in math, science and engineering. It also hopes to keep the dream of human space exploration alive.

  • bouncing

    The team from the University of Evansville in Evansville, Ind., used the back-to-back method of racing across a lunar-like obstacle course on its way to second-place in the college division.

  • stuck in moon dust

    The team from the University of Puerto Rico of Humacao strained their way through moon dust to earn a third-place tie with the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tenn.

Topic: Nasa / Space

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