CuSEDS is once again going to compete in
the 16th Annual Great Moonbuggy
Races at the US Space and Rocket
Center in Huntsville Alabama this
coming April 3+4th. We are looking
to improve on our 3rd Place Finish
are now in the very early stages of
construction of MoonBuggy #3 (MB03)
and will be updating this page with
news of our progress. Visit
This year will see not only McMaster
University trying for a second time,
but also students from Ryerson University
will be entering for the very first
With 3 Canadian teams competing this
year, we are extremely thankful for
the invaluable support our sponsors
continue to give us and would like
to list them below.
are many ways you can become involved.
Please feel free to contact anyone
of us for details.
Dr. T. Kaya: Faculty Advisor
2009 Moonbuggy Sponsors
Ken Glover, President and owner of Loucon
Metal has been with us from the very beginning.
We want to thank him very much for his tremendous
& continuous support over these last 3
years. Thank you Ken!
Joining us during the MB-02 build last year;
we'd like to thank them for their expertise
and speedy delivery of parts.
Doug Parks, President and owner of Lindsay
Dodge came through to help us transport the
buggy and team 20 hours south to Huntsville,
Alabama. We appreciate your contribution
and look forward to the drive again this coming
Ken Dougall and Dave Macki. We'd like
to thank you guys for your help and continuous
support behind getting us the parts we need.
We look forward to spending more long nights
in the shop getting the buggy put together.
Also joining us last year to help provide
the quality parts and assistance that fits
our budget. Thank you for your help
and continuation with MB-03.
of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering:
The thorough support throughout the department
allows us to continue and expand the project
each year. We'd like to thank all faculty
and staff for the facilities and expertise
to guide us through each successful project.
This next group are new sponsors for 2008-9. We
welcome them aboard.
Sponsors for 2009
Technical Services: We'd like to
welcome as a new sponsor for MB-03.
Thank you for your interest and involvement
to help further our goals in engineering
Insurance: Peter Blodgett, President of Darling Insurance.
Thank you Peter for your contribution to help
us achieve a successful Moonbuggy entry and
lead more Canadian teams in the competition
Auto: Thank you Princess Auto Ottawa for helping
us with the tools we need to put the buggy
University School of Industrial Design:
After attempting to reach out to other departments,
the School of Industrial Design came on board
this year with interested students, software
and strong faculty support. Thank you
for the help!
Canus Plastics Inc:
Welcome aboard! Thanks to a donation from Canus Plastics we will be able to vacuum-form our seats on MB-03.
keep watching this page for updates on our progress.