NASA 2022 Human Exploration Rover Challenge, by Indian students.
Two Indian student groups from Punjab and Tamil Nadu have been awarded the NASA 2022 Human Exploration Rover Challenge.
The challenge, announced by United State’s NASA for a virtual awards ceremony on April 29, involves 91 groups, including 58 colleges and 33 high schools. The challenge required teams of students in the United States and International Students to design, engineer, and test a human-powered rover on a course simulating terrain found on rock bodies in the solar system.
During the period of challenges, the teams also performed their challenge with sampling, mission assignments, and spectrographic analysis.
"This year, students were asked to design a course that could mimic the barriers as if they had landed in Huntsville," Aundra Brooks-Davenport, the project's lead at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Stated.
“Ensuring the safety of the students has become a key element in the development of the design of their own obstacles. We are excited about the virtual competition and the opportunities it provides for our teams,” Ms. Brooks-Davenport said.
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