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Space Racers Wanted! Registration Open for Annual NASA Great Moonbuggy Race, Set for April 13-14, 2012
12.07.11
 
Ann Marie Trotta
Headquarters, Washington
202-358-1601
ann.marie.trotta@nasa.gov

Angela Storey
Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Ala.
256-544-0034
angela.d.storey@nasa.gov

Image release: H-11-410


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Teodoro Aguilar Mora Vocational High School Team II of Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, won first place in the high school division of the 18th annual NASA Great Moonbuggy Race, held April 1-2 at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. More than 70 high school, college and university teams, hailing from 22 states, Puerto Rico, Canada, Germany, India and Russia, took part in the race, which encourages young people to reach for new heights in science, technology, engineering and math, and pursue careers in technical fields that will benefit NASA, the nation and all humankind. Organized by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, this year's race celebrated the 40th anniversary of the first use of a crewed Lunar Roving Vehicle on the moon in July 1971. (NASA/MSFC)

University of Puerto Rico Humacao › Large (4256 x 2832, 240 ppi)
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For the second time in two years, racers from the University of Puerto Rico in Humacao won first place in the college division of the 18th annual NASA Great Moonbuggy Race, held April 1-2 at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. The University of Puerto Rico is the only school worldwide to field a team in the competition every year since its start in 1994. More than 70 high school, college and university teams, hailing from 22 states, Puerto Rico, Canada, Germany, India and Russia, took part in the race, which encourages young people to reach for new heights in science, technology, engineering and math, and pursue careers in technical fields that will benefit NASA, the nation and all humankind. This year's race, organized by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, celebrated the 40th anniversary of the first use of a crewed Lunar Roving Vehicle on the moon in July 1971. (NASA/MSFC)

Teodoro Aguilar Mora TEAM ONE › Large (4256 x 2832, 240 ppi)
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Teodoro Aguilar Mora Vocational High School in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, posted two teams in the high school division of the 18th annual NASA Great Moonbuggy Race -- and both were winners. The school's Team I racers won the second-place trophy in the race, held April 1-2 at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. More than 70 teams hailing from 22 states, Puerto Rico, Canada, Germany, India and Russia took part in the race, which encourages young people to reach for new heights in science, technology, engineering and math, and pursue careers in technical fields that will benefit NASA, the nation and all humankind. Organized by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, this year's race celebrated the 40th anniversary of the first use of a crewed Lunar Roving Vehicle on the moon in July 1971. (NASA/MSFC)

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The University of Alabama in Huntsville secured a second place win in the college division of the 18th annual NASA Great Moonbuggy Race, held April 1-2 at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. More than 70 high school, college and university teams from around the world took part in the race, which encourages young people to reach for new heights in science, technology, engineering and math, and pursue careers in technical fields that will benefit NASA, the nation and all humankind. This year's race, organized by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, celebrated the 40th anniversary of the first use of a crewed Lunar Roving Vehicle on the moon in July 1971. (NASA/MSFC)

Jupiter High School Team 2 › Large (4256 x 2832, 240 ppi)
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Jupiter High School Team 2 from Jupiter, Fla., won third place in the high school division of the 18th annual NASA Great Moonbuggy Race, held April 1-2 at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. More than 70 high school, college and university teams from around the world took part in the race, which encourages young people to reach for new heights in science, technology, engineering and math, and pursue careers in technical fields that will benefit NASA, the nation and all humankind. This year's race, organized by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, celebrated the 40th anniversary of the first use of a crewed Lunar Roving Vehicle on the moon in July 1971. (NASA/MSFC)

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Student racers from the Ohio State University in Columbus tied for third place in the college division of the 18th annual NASA Great Moonbuggy Race, held April 1-2 at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. They tied with the team representing the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. More than 70 high school, college and university teams from around the world took part in the race, which encourages young people to reach for new heights in science, technology, engineering and math, and pursue careers in technical fields that will benefit NASA, the nation and all humankind. This year's race, organized by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, celebrated the 40th anniversary of the first use of a crewed Lunar Roving Vehicle on the moon in July 1971. (NASA/MSFC)

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Student racers from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City tied for third place in the college division of the 18th annual NASA Great Moonbuggy Race, held April 1-2 at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. They tied with the team from the Ohio State University in Columbus. More than 70 high school, college and university teams from around the world took part in the race, which encourages young people to reach for new heights in science, technology, engineering and math, and pursue careers in technical fields that will benefit NASA, the nation and all humankind. This year's race, organized by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, celebrated the 40th anniversary of the first use of a crewed Lunar Roving Vehicle on the moon in July 1971. (NASA/MSFC)

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