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Madison County Career Academy Team 1As 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 SchoolIn 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.
Two other famous NASA rovers, Spirit and Opportunity, are leaving their tracks on Mars.