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Fermi Race Card Game

The Fermi Race Card game challenges two teams of players to strategically maneuver to be the first to assemble the parts of the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope satellite and then use it to observe five astronomical objects. As a team builds their satellite, they must strategically manage their resources in competition with the opposing team. To win, players must successfully have their operational Fermi satellite observe five different types of cosmic gamma-ray sources.

Download the Fermi Race Card game Instruction Guide here (PDF 5.54 MB).

Below are links to the pdf files of all the cards used in the Fermi Race Card game. The card image files are each ~200kb in size. The cards should be printed in color and on cardstock for best results. You must have Adobe Reader to view these files.
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Each of the cards need to be printed multiple times, the quantity of each type of card in one Fermi Race Card game deck is listed in the how to print online pdf file (10 KB).

Each player should have one, double-sided, playing mat which can be downloaded here.

The Single Sided Cards pdf can be found here (857 KB).

The Double Sided Cards pdfs (and in parenthesis, the number of each needed for a complete set) can be downloaded from the following links:
(all are 1-1.2 MB)
1a (2)
1b (2)
2a (2)
2b (2)
3a (2)
3b (2)
4a (4)
4b (2)
4c (2)
5a (4)

That's it, that's all you need to play the Fermi Race Card game.

Enjoy the game!

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