The NASA Moonbuggy Race is a global event, and sees the participation from prestigious institutes all over the world.NSIT has been participating with great success in the Great Moonbuggy Race since the past few years, and the present team wishes to better the record.
The NSIT Moonbuggy team, made its debut in the Renowned International Moonbuggy Competition,USA in April 2009.The event was started by America’s renowned space agency NASA in an endeavor to make students from all over the world address the engineering problems which were faced by the real moonbuggy team and to get valuable inputs from them which may be useful in future space expeditions.
The NSIT Moonbuggy team consists of five student members under the guidance of one faculty advisory. The team members are responsible for the design, fabrication and testing of the vehicle.Two members will drive the vehicle over the rough course designed to simulate the lunar terrain.All members will ensure that the vehicle meets all the required safety criterion. There is huge participation from prestigious institutes all over the world.The 5-membered team along with the faculty advisory will travel to the NASA US Space and Rocket Center to take part in the race to be held on the 1st and 2nd of April, 2011.
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