Moonbuggy Race 2011
Forty years after the first lunar rover rolled across the moon's surface, 84 teams of enterprising future engineers demonstrated the same ingenuity and can-do spirit at the 18th annual NASA Great Moonbuggy Race, held April 1-2, 2011 in Huntsville, Ala.

This annual event challenges high school and college students to design, build and race lightweight, human-powered rovers -- "moonbuggies" -- which address many of the same engineering challenges dealt with by Apollo-era lunar rover developers in the late 1960s.

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