Trophies don’t put themselves together. Grid cones don’t report for duty on their own. Podiums don’t assemble themselves.

Drones don’t fly themselves. Press releases don’t magically appear out of thin air.

The live stream broadcast doesn’t happen without a lot of hard work.

And the tech shed requires real people with real skills. While NASA competitors were busting their tails to get their cars just right and hone their driving, there were some 150 NASA staffers working hard to keep the gears turning. Here’s a small salute to people who helped make the event happen.

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