Regolith Excavation Challenge Winners

MoonrakerThe Regolith Excavation Challenge is now over.  The what? – You know, that challenge to see how much moon dirt a moon chucker could chuck if a moon chucker could chuck moon dirt.

Well, the winner shown here is Moonraker from Paul’s Robotics. From the Regolith blog:

The entire $750,000 prize purse for the 2009 Regolith Excavation Challenge was awarded today. The winners of 1st, 2nd and 3rd place were Paul’s Robotics, Terra Engineering, and Team Braundo respectively. Thanks to all who participated to make this the best Regolith Challenge yet.

See our previous post about the challenge featuring another team called  Astrobotic Technology, or click through for a video of the winner on a test run.

Link via (regolith.csewi.org)

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