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NASA Night Rover Challenge

nasa night roverNASA has come up with another challenge.  It wants you to design a rover that doesn’t weigh any more, but works at night as well as during the day thanks to solar panels or other means.

The Challenge would be to demonstrate a portable energy collection and storage system through several cycles of daylight and darkness. During the daylight period, systems can collect photons or thermal energy from the sun. During darkness, the stored energy would be used to move the entire mobile system toward a destination. The competitors may collect, store, and extract the solar energy in any form that they desire

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