For the entry from the Dynamics & Structures group, passersby can aim to "Meet the Shock Spec" on this spacecraft pumpkin.
In an homage to David Bowie, this entry featured The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Starshade and the Tensegrity Spiders from Mars.
To the Death?
At the Pumpkin Bot Battle, spectators witnessed the battle of two remote-controlled pumpkin bots.
Teams worked at full-steam-ahead to get their submissions ready for the competition.
A Lot of Work
The team from The Planetary Sample Acquisition continued work on their submission, doing their best to perfect the entry. According to @io9, this year's competition "brought some of the nerdiest entries in the contest's history."
Bringing All the Skills
Teams employed power tools, motors, paint, saws, lights, electricity and more to bring their dreams to life for the JPL 2018 Pumpkin-Carving Contest.