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2009-04-15 07:20:00

The group who created the X Prize for space travel, DNA research and hyper-efficient autos has a new contest up their sleeve.

2009-04-07 12:12:00

PLAYA VISTA, Calif., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE, a multimillion dollar competition designed to inspire a new generation of viable, super fuel-efficient vehicles, today announced its official list of 111 Registered Teams.

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2008-12-17 08:45:00

A Google backed initiative to land a privately operated spacecraft on the moon and transmit back to Earth, announced two international teams that will be competing for a $30 million prize.

2008-12-01 11:30:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will recognize Armadillo Aerospace, the winner of the 2008 Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge, during a ceremony at 10 a.m. on Dec. 5 at NASA Headquarters, 300 E Street, SW, Washington.

2008-10-25 18:00:10

Armadillo Aerospace team leader John Carmack wore a big smile yesterday as the team earned $350,000 in prize money for winning Level One of the Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

2008-10-24 12:00:03

NEW YORK, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Space took a giant leap closer to earth today, following the launch of a new joint venture between Rocket Racing, Inc. (RRI), Armadillo Aerospace and the government of New Mexico.

2008-10-07 15:00:17

The X PRIZE Foundation today announced two new teams and a new Preferred Partner in the Google Lunar X PRIZE, a robotic race to the Moon to win a remarkable $30 million in prizes.

2008-07-10 12:00:48

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary E. Peters announced today that the FAA has selected the X PRIZE Foundation to develop a strategy to create monetary incentives for developing renewable aviation fuels and technologies to stem the effect of pollutants from air travel.

2007-12-06 10:59:13

GOLDEN, Colorado – Odyssey Moon, the first


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