NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge

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Artist conception of a Mars Exploration Rover

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  • Classroom Activities

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

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Each year the NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge features an engineering design chellenge to engage students worldwide in the next phase of human space exploration. The annual event is a more complex follow-up to the successful NASA Great Moonbuggy Race. The competition challenges high school and college students to create a vehicle designed to traverse the simulated surface of another world.

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Is this tagged to NGSS by the organization?: 

No