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For release: 04/11/03
Photo release #: 03-056

Team from Higginsville, Mo. wins high school division in NASA's 10th Annual 'Great Moonbuggy Race'

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High School 1st place

Racers from Lafayette County (Mo.) C-1 high school get ready to tackle the course at the 10th Annual "Great Moonbuggy Race" at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. The team pedaled its way to victory over 29 other teams to take first place honors. It was the second year in a row a team from the school has placed first in the high school division. (NASA/MSFC)

 

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High School 2nd place

The team from East Lake High School in Chula Vista, Calif. powers its way to second place in NASA's 10th annual "Great Moonbuggy Race" at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. The racers competed against 29 other teams representing high schools from 10 states. (NASA/MSFC)

 

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High School 3rd place

The obstacles are tough in NASA's "Great Moonbuggy Race" in Huntsville, Ala. The team from New Orleans Area Schools in New Orleans, La., negotiates the "lunar-like" terrain at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. The team finished third in high school division competition. (NASA/MSFC)

 

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High School Best Moonbuggy Design

This unique back-to-back design from the Huntsville Center for Technology in Huntsville, Ala., won the best moonbuggy design award in the high school division of NASA's "Great Moonbuggy Race." The race at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville is the culmination of a competition which challenges students to design and build a human-powered vehicle and race it over a grueling half-mile course. (NASA/MSFC)

 

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High School Pit Award

The challenging "lunar-like" terrain at NASA's Great Moonbuggy Race in Huntsville Ala. creates headaches for this team from Collins Hill High School in Suwanee, Ga. The racers overcame this obstacle and other challenges to win a special "pits award" which is given to the team demonstrating the most ingenuity and persistence in overcoming problems. (NASA/MSFC)

 

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Giving All They've Got

High intensity cheering may have helped make the difference for "Moonbuggy" racers from Lafayette County C-1 high school in Higginsville, Mo. Supporters cheer on the team as it competes in NASA's "Great Moonbuggy Race" at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. The Lafayette County team went on to win first place in the high school division of the 10th annual event. (NASA/MSFC)

 


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