Tag: solar car

See solar cars in Rolla

Posted by on June 17, 2010

Teams participating in the 2010 American Solar Challenge are expected to arrive in Rolla for a required stop between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 23.

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Catch the bus to solar car stop in Neosho

Posted by on June 27, 2008

Fans of Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Solar Car Team can catch the team on its Missouri leg of the race – and save on gas by catching a ride with other local solar car enthusiasts.

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Dallas to Calgary on zero gallons of gas

Posted by on June 24, 2008

A group of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology is preparing to go on a 2,500-mile road trip to Canada, but they’re not too worried about the price of gasoline.         

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Solar Miners to race in 2008

Posted by on November 7, 2006

Representatives from the University of Missouri-Rolla Solar Car Team say they will participate in a North American solar car race in the summer of 2008.

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UMR, Rolla community to welcome solar racers home

Posted by on July 28, 2005

The general public is invited to welcome the University of Missouri-Rolla Solar Car Team home during a celebration planned for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1, outside of the Havener Center on campus.

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UMR solar car completes 2,500-mile journey UMR solar car completes 2,500-mile journey

Posted by on July 26, 2005

In a bid to defend its solar car racing championship, the University of Missouri-Rolla Solar Car Team has finished fourth in the 2005 North American Solar Challenge. UMR’s Solar Miner V arrived in Calgary, Alberta, Wednesday, completing a 10-day, 2,500-mile journey that started July 17 in Austin, Texas.

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Stampede to Calgary: Stampede to Calgary: UMR solar racers start title defense in Austin

Posted by on June 27, 2005

On a quest to soak up more solar glory, a team of University of Missouri-Rolla students is preparing to leave for Austin, Texas, where the North American Solar Challenge starts July 17.

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National ACTE recognizes UMR for work with RTI

Posted by on December 8, 2004

The University of Missouri-Rolla has received the 2004 Award of Merit from the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) for the campus’ collaboration with Rolla Technical Institute (RTI) on several research and educational projects.

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No. 1 in the sun: UMR’s Solar Car Team

Posted by on January 27, 2004

Last July, UMR’s Solar Car Team won the American Solar Challenge, a grueling, 2,300-mile trek along historic Route 66. UMR’s Solar Miner IV shattered solar racing records on its way to becoming the 2003 American Solar Challenge Champions. A chronicle of the trip, excerpted from the fall 2003 issue of UMR’s alumni magazine, the MSM-UMR […]

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Student talents shine through design competitions

Posted by on September 25, 2003

With its victory in July’s American Solar Challenge attracting national attention, the UMR Solar Car Team may be UMR’s most visible student design team these days. But it isn’t the only one enjoying success in national and international competitions. Over the past year, UMR teams have won competitions with human-powered vehicles, radio-controlled airplanes and old-fashioned […]

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