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Moonbuggy fans relax; race returns for 2006, Huntsville Times

"A NASA spokesman said then that NASA canceled the event because the race "takes considerable resources," including 300 volunteers as well as "a substantial amount of money," about $179,000. After the announcement, Jensen said, NASA heard from teachers who had planned their curricula around the construction of the moonbuggies. "They're working on their buggies now," he said."

Save The Moonbuggy Race (24 August 2005)

"A notice on NASA's Great Moonbuggy Race website says it all: "...we must terminate the Great Moonbuggy Race, which we had conducted annually since 1994". Because of shifting priorities and "allocating our human and financial resources to efforts that best contribute to accomplishing our goals", the event that, ever year, inspired students around the country to be innovative in a practical way... is gone."

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