Photos: Students gear up for moonbuggy race

Photos: Students gear up for moonbuggy race

Summary: On April 7 and 8 students will peddle for the medals at NASA's 13th annual Great Moonbuggy Race.

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  • Madison County Career Academy Team 1

    As would be the case for vehicles used in a real lunar landing, the moonbuggies used in the race must arrive in parts. Each race entry is assembled at the starting line.

    Madison County Career Academy Team 1 from Huntsville, Ala., bounced its way to the winning time for the high school division in 2005.

  • Lafayette County C-1 High School

    In addition to awards for the top three finishers from the college and high school divisions, prizes will be given for unique, most-improved and best overall designs. A safety award has been added for the 2006 race.

    The backseat pedaler helps climb a lunar crater for the 2006 high school second-place winner, from Lafayette County C-1 High School of Higginsville, Mo.

  • Mars rovers

    Two other famous NASA rovers, Spirit and Opportunity, are leaving their tracks on Mars.

Topic: Nasa / Space

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