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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.

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2009-02-25 10:00:00

Small robots the size of riding mowers could prepare a safe landing site for NASA’s Moon outpost, according to a NASA-sponsored study prepared by Astrobotic Technology Inc. with technical assistance from Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute.

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.

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2008-03-28 01:10:00

A Houston-based aerospace company announced on Thursday that it hopes to begin a commercial service of sending human ashes to the moon.

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2008-02-21 14:45:46

The X PRIZE Foundation and Google Inc. announced the first 10 teams in the race for the Google Lunar X PRIZE, a robotic race to the moon for $30 million in prizes, at a news conference in Mountain View, Calif., today.


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