I have four more videos and two more pictures to post to complete my coverage of the 2007 Light Racers Competition.
The first video is of Spaceward’s Ben Shelef explaining how the Light Racer competition is going to work.
This second video is one of most of the competitors in this competition.
This third video is of most of the entries into the competition. You’ll note that they’re sitting in front of a large picture of the surface of the moon, with an earthrise in the distant. This picture was used as a backdrop for the races.
The final video is one of Ben announcing the winners / prizes in this year’s competition.
The two pictures are ones of the competitors and entries. I must confess that I had fairly low expectations for this particular event – I didn’t think that it would be very much fun or generate much interest. I was wrong on all counts – everyone really enjoyed it and you could see the “family resemblance” to the earlier Space Elevator Games – lots of experienced gained for future competitions. I think that next year’s event will be an even bigger success!
(Click on the picture thumbnails for larger versions)