NEW ROBOT PICTURES: Best Moon-Digging Rovers Named

NEW ROBOT PICTURES: Best Moon-Digging Rovers Named
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A person at the 2009 Regolith Excavation Challenge got covered with dust during the competition.

"This was an incredibly tough competition, and teams came up with fantastic ideas, some of which might find use in future missions to the moon," Greg Schmidt, deputy director of the NASA Lunar Science Institute, said in a statement.

"The biggest win is getting so many talented young people involved in NASA's mission of exploration."
—Photograph courtesy Jamie Foster, California Space Authority
 
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