Columbia Basin College is home to the first high school team in Washington to be awarded the prestige of being part of the 20th Annual Great Moonbuggy Race. The "SpaceHawks" were admitted after building a prototype with PVC pipes and bicycle parts and submitting it as an entry.
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The first person to set foot on the Earth’s moon, Neil Armstrong passed away today (Aug. 25) due to complications resulting from cardiovascular procedures. He was 82.
Early Monday morning, NASA’s $2.5 billion Curiosity rover safely landed on Mars after eight months of interplanetary travel. The car-sized, one-ton rover now begins a two-year mission of exploration and discovery as it roams the surface of the red planet.