Wacky Space Race: Two remote-control cars developed with the help of high-school children will compete on MOON for the first time in 2021. A pair of remote-controlled racing cars will land on the lunar surface for the first time for the race. The car racing on the moon in October next year (2021). It is special that in this race, the high school students will take part, not trained astronauts. A remote control car is going to be racing on a moon like this in the world.
The entertainment and education company named Moon Mark is sponsoring this competition, Elon Musk’s Space X Company is being helped in this. Two robotic cars will be sent to the surface of the moon through Space X’s Rocket Falcon-9. Both the cars weighing 2.5-2.5 kg will be launched on the surface through the Lender Nova-C of Space X. The car will be controlled from the earth via WiFi and telemetry.
There is currently an early stage of the race. High school teams are being selected from all over the world. There will be five members in these parties and create a competition between the six teams leading up to the final round and two of them will race on the moon.
In this, the winning team will design another car together with the hybrid sports car ‘McLaren P-1’ designer Frank Stephenson. This car will race on the moon in a gravity environment.
Moon Mark has not yet disclosed the track and cost of this race. According to the information, the responsibility of designing the Lunar circuit track has been given to the famous German engineer Hermann Tilke.
74 crore will be spent in this competition. Before October 2021, Moon Mark would capture the entire process and experiments on camera and later also produce and distribute cars globally.