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For release: 04/03/03
Satellite release #: 03-052


Attention: Assignment Editor/Producer
Friday, April 11 & Saturday, April 12
3-8 p.m. EDT
 10 Minute Windows—With B-Roll


Race like you’re on the moon; student team from your area to compete in NASA’s 10th Annual 'Great Moonbuggy Race'

  • It’s a human-powered "showdown" at NASA’s 10th Annual "Great Moonbuggy Race" April 11-12.

  • High school and college teams from 19 states and Puerto Rico will race like they’re on the Moon at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala.

  • In race-day action, teams fight the clock with two-member, coed crews powering and navigating moonbuggies over a half-mile, obstacle-strewn "lunar terrain" course.

  • Students develop real-world solutions to engineering challenges, inspired by the first lunar roving vehicle — designed, developed and tested by NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville.

  • Talk with students from your area — live at the event — about the competition and their "Moonbuggy experience." 

Satellite coordinates: AMC-2, Transponder 5C,
85 degrees west longitude,
Frequency: 3880 MHz, audio: 6.8 MHz.
Contacts:

Satellite Interview Information:
Camille Sevier (256) 544-2188
or
Jack Robertson (256) 544-1517

Story Information:
Jerry Berg, Media Relations
(256) 544-0034

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