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NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge 2024 Awards

NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge 2024 Awards:

Indian students bag NASA awards for Human Exploration Rover Challenge Indian student teams from the Delhi National Capital Region (NCR) area and Mumbai (Maharashtra) have won awards from NASA‘s (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) 30th Human Exploration Rover Challenge (HERC) 2024.

  • The Krishna Institute of Engineering & Technology (KIET) Group of Institutions, Delhi-NCR has won the “Crash and Burn” award;
  • The Kanakia International School from Mumbai won the “Rookie of the Year” award.
  • HERC 2024 competition was held at the United States of America (USA) Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, near NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center.
  • Winners:
    • Parish Episcopal School from Dallas, USA secured 1st place in the high school division.
    • University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA won the college/university category.
  • The objective of HERC is to provide student teams with the opportunity to design, develop, construct, and test human-powered rovers that can navigate difficult terrain and a task tool to complete different mission.