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Congratulations to Escambia High School’s Human Exploration Rover Challenge Team on winning the AIAA Neil Armstrong Best Design Award for the high school division!

This award recognizes the team that best designed their rover to take on the punishing Rover Challenge course, making maximum use of resources and ingenuity, and is presented in the name of the late NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong.

“The agency announced the winners of the 2020 NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge during a virtual awards ceremony posted Aug. 21. The Rover Challenge tasks U.S. and international student teams to design, engineer, and test a human-powered rover on a course that simulates the terrain found on rocky bodies in the solar system. The teams also must perform mission tasks while negotiating the course, including sample retrievals and spectrographic analysis.”

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