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Google Lunar XPRIZE Selects Teams To Compete For Milestone Prizes
2014-02-22 05:19:56

Five international teams were selected today as finalists for the Milestone Prizes by the Google Lunar XPRIZE (GLXP), carrying a total purse of $6 million USD in awards.

2013-12-09 23:20:34

Google X Prize contenders and new applications for old technology mark the successful close to the 3rd International Workshop on LunarCubes. New York, NY (PRWEB)

How Dust Could Affect Your Google X Prize Lunar Rover
2013-07-02 18:08:26

A French team of scientists have modeled how rovers traveling across the surface of the Moon might be affected by dust.

Traces Of Water Found In Apollo 15 Lunar Sample
2013-02-18 14:39:05

University of Michigan scientists have found traces of water from a lunar sample brought back during the Apollo 15 mission.

Robots May Prospect For Lunar Water
2012-11-16 21:16:43

The prospect of finding frozen water on the moon has several companies scrambling to stake a claim in “them thar lunar hills.”

Lunar Rover Will Search For Water On The Moon
2012-10-10 04:12:10

A full size prototype of the Polaris lunar rover was unveiled recently by Astrobotic Technology Inc. Polaris is a water-prospecting robot specially designed to work in the permanently shadowed craters of the lunar poles.

2011-06-15 15:31:00

PITTSBURGH, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Astrobotic Technology Inc. and Carnegie Mellon University researchers have completed structural assembly of the lunar landing craft that will deliver the Red Rover robot to the moon in 2014. The half-ton aluminum structure will now be shipped to Boeing Co.

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2011-02-19 05:30:00

The Lunar X PRIZE Foundation, sponsored by Google, has confirmed the final line-up of 29 teams that will vie for the $30 million robotic Moon-explorer challenge.

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2009-04-30 00:05:00

As the race to the moon between private firms heats up, many have high expectations for Astrobotic Technology Inc.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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