Photos: Solar Challenge--2,500 mile car 'rayce'

Photos: Solar Challenge--2,500 mile car 'rayce'

Summary: Teams from the U.S. and Canada will step on the sun for a "rayce" of solar-powered cars from Austin to Calgary.


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  • First steps

    Members of the Purdue Univesity team observe their vehicle in the first steps of construction.

  • Solar panels in place

    The final solar panels are placed on the top of Purdue University's SPOT 2.

  • Wired from the bottom

    The solar cells in the Purdue University car are wired on the underside of the car body to provide power to the engine.

Topic: CXO

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