February 25, 2024

Northwest Florida Roundup

Escambia High School engineering students create an award-winning rover

Carlton Proctor | 10/28/2020

An Escambia High School team of engineering students recently won NASA’s prestigious Neil Armstrong Best Design Award for their construction of a rover. The compact, lightweight, two-person rover was the capstone project for the 19 engineering students.

The award "recognizes the team that best designed their rover to take on the punishing Rover Challenge course, making maximum use of resources and ingenuity," NASA says.

This story also features expert opinions, business briefs and people in the news: Timothy Deloge; Latitude Margaritaville Watersound; Out of the Box; Philip Griffits; Northwest Florida State College

 

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