Latest Google Lunar X Prize Stories
A French team of scientists have modeled how rovers traveling across the surface of the Moon might be affected by dust.
For the first time in Jerusalem, the SpaceIL team presented their brainchild - an unmanned spacecraft headed to to the moon - to the wide audience in the city center for entrepreneurial innovation,
Silicon Valley-based Moon Express has announced plans to send its International Lunar Observatory precursor (ILO-X) to the lunar surface by 2015 and make its observations publicly available through the Internet.
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.
Keeping their eyes on the prize, one team is attempting to win the $30 million Google Lunar X Prize to send a rover to the moon.
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