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For release: 04/12/03
Photo release #: 03-057

North Dakota triumphs in college division of NASA's 10th annual 'Great Moonbuggy Race'

Photo description: Team No. 1 from North Dakota State University in Fargo conquers one of several obstacles on their way to victory at NASA's "Great Moonbuggy Race" at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. The team captured first place honors in the competition that requires students to design and build a human-powered moonbuggy, then race it over a half-mile course of simulated "lunar" terrain.Large 2228 x 1701 (300)
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College 1st place

Team No. 1 from North Dakota State University in Fargo conquers one of several obstacles on their way to victory at NASA's "Great Moonbuggy Race" at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. The team captured first place honors in the competition that requires students to design and build a human-powered moonbuggy, then race it over a half-mile course of simulated "lunar" terrain. (NASA/MSFC)

 

Photo description: It's harder than it looks. That's the verdict from the University of Tennessee Knoxville's Team No. 1 as it works its way through an obstacle during NASA's "Great Moonbuggy Race" at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. The team combined speed and determination to capture second place in the college division of the competition.

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College 2nd place

It's harder than it looks. That's the verdict from the University of Tennessee Knoxville's Team No. 1 as it works its way through an obstacle during NASA's "Great Moonbuggy Race" at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. The team combined speed and determination to capture second place in the college division of the competition. (NASA/MSFC)

 

Photo description: The team from the University of South Alabama in Mobile made it through several "craters" like this one on its way to place third in the 10th annual event held at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala.Large 3000 x 1955 (300)
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College 3rd place

Strength, agility and a well-designed "buggy" are needed to navigate the obstacles at NASA's "Great Moonbuggy Race." The team from the University of South Alabama in Mobile made it through several "craters" like this one on its way to place third in the 10th annual event held at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. (NASA/MSFC)

 

Photo description: The No. 2 team from Arizona State University in Tempe shows off their moonbuggy that won the Best Design award at NASA's 10th Annual "Great Moonbuggy Race" in Huntsville, Ala. The same team also captured a special "pits award" for ingenuity and perseverance in overcoming problems.Large 2196 x 1549 (300)
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College Best Moonbuggy Design and
College Pit Awards

The No. 2 team from Arizona State University in Tempe shows off their moonbuggy that won the Best Design award at NASA's 10th Annual "Great Moonbuggy Race" in Huntsville, Ala. The same team also captured a special "pits award" for ingenuity and perseverance in overcoming problems. (NASA/MSFC)

 


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