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NASA's lunar rover x-prize

Posted by: FutureNow - Sun Jul 28, 2013 5:30 pm
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Post NASA's lunar rover x-prize   Posted on: Sun Jul 28, 2013 5:30 pm
http://climate.nasa.gov/energy_innovations/951

Just read that NASA is issuing a 1.5 million dollar prize for a solar powered Rover that can operate for 2 weeks in darkness. Should be a piece of cake compared to some of the other contests. All you need is solar panels for daylight and stellar panels for night. ;-)

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Post Re: NASA's lunar rover x-prize   Posted on: Sun Jul 28, 2013 8:03 pm
And heating. Don't forget that you have to keep your rover warm enough for the electronics to keep working throughout the two-week night.

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Post Re: NASA's lunar rover x-prize   Posted on: Mon Jul 29, 2013 4:30 am
If you can solve the power problem, you have solved the heat problem.


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Post Re: NASA's lunar rover x-prize   Posted on: Mon Jul 29, 2013 6:04 am
http://large.stanford.edu/courses/2012/ph241/kumar2/

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