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Calhoun Community College Students Selected to Refurbish Lunar Rover

July 25, 2018

Decatur, AL – Recently, students enrolled in the Technologies Division at Calhoun Community College took delivery of a reclaimed lunar moon rover replica for the purpose of refurbishing it for exhibition around the world.

In partnership with the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, Calhoun students from such areas as Design Drafting, Machine Tool, and Welding will work now through the end of the 2018 fall semester restoring the rover. According to Nina Bullock, design drafting technology instructor at Calhoun, the restoration project will be visible through the high-bay windows of the Aerospace Technology Center, located on Calhoun’s Decatur campus, for visitors to have the opportunity to view.

“Our students are extremely excited with the opportunity to work on this once in a lifetime project,” commented Bullock. “We strive to provide our students with as many real-world, hands-on experiences as possible while they are with us, and this project does just that,” Bullock added.