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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  • Taking the top down

    The University of Minnesota's Borealis III is inspected with the top down at the 2005 Formula Sun Grand Prix race in Heartland Park, Kan. The team consists of 46 undergraduates who have worked on the project since January 2004.

  • 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.

Topic: CXO

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