Mines News

Release Date Thursday, November 17, 2016

Lunar Rover Team Hosts Information Session Downtown

RAPID CITY, S.D. (Nov. 17, 2016) – The Moonrockers, the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology mechanical engineering team responsible for building a moon rover, will host a session for the public in which team members will discuss the design and creation of their lunar rover project.


The session will be from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at the university’s downtown Rocker Shop, 616 Saint Joseph St. The event is free and open to community members of all ages.


The public is invited to the store any time to view the lunar rover on display through Monday and ask questions. Regular hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.



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