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04/23/14 - by: Nick Azer
Major influencers & explorers are getting into the loop: the Moon is on, and exploration's back!
04/09/14 - by: Nick Azer
A Google Lunar XPRIZE team has received a $16.4 million donation! A historic statement for space.
04/02/14 - by: Nick Azer
The Google Lunar XPRIZE teams were on a roll with rocket flights, lander tests, and great video!

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2014.04.23 16:37
#LEGO Robots, go!

We're at the FIRST robotics Championship in St. Louis!

Know anyone 9-17 who would love to build a LEGO robot? Registration is open now for MoonBots 2014!:

http://bitly.com/moonbots2014

Teams that sign up between today and Sunday (5pm Central US) have a chance to win a #GoPro camera:

http://on.fb.me/1prR2ef

In addition to the trip to Hawaii they could win in the competition!
2014.04.23 14:33
Presidents, explorers, and robots---in this week's Moon Roundup:

http://bit.ly/1f7yMSA
2014.04.22 13:05
Is the Earth rising...

...or is it setting?

[JAXA image of the Earth over the Moon's South Pole. #earthday]
2014.04.22 14:17
Happy #EarthDay , from the first man in space:

[Image via the awesome +Penny4NASA.]
2014.04.21 12:54
Forensic Ballistics: How Apollo 12 Helped Solve the Skydiver Meteorite Mystery

The news went viral a couple of weeks ago. A team in Norway announced that a skydiver was almost struck by a meteorite in flight over the ØstreÆra airstrip near Rena, Norway. What can a 45-year-old mission to the Moon tell us about a "meteorite" flying past a skydiver on Earth?

Find out here: http://bit.ly/1eVnscm

(Image: Anders Helstrup / Dark Flight, photomontage: Hans Erik Foss Amundsen)
2014.04.18 13:58
Live from space: +SpaceX and their #Dragon  head to the #ISS (right now!):
2014.04.18 10:34
NASA's #LADEE mission has ended---by crashing (intentionally) into the far side of the Moon.

All about the mission and what it has revealed about dust in the lunar environment:

http://www.universetoday.com/108940/nasa-extends-ladee-dust-explorer-for-bonus-lunar-science/
2014.04.18 09:32
We're going back to the Moon---for good. 

http://www.googlelunarxprize.org/

Are you excited? Spread the word!

Every person counts.

[Image: +Team Stellar CEO Stjepan Bedic spreading the word in Croatia. http://www.googlelunarxprize.org/teams/stellar/blog/lectures-balloon-launches-and-tv-shows]
2014.04.17 09:19
Team leader Michael Paul is Homecoming 2014's Honorary Grand Marshal! Next year's homecoming is going to be out of this world!
2014.04.15 19:46
The #teamspace vs #teamocean throwdown is on. Which do you want to explore?

[Inspiration in action @ #YouTubeSpaceLA.]
2014.04.15 18:51
Winning $20 Million #LEGO dollars.

http://bit.ly/moonbots2014

(But seriously, you can win a trip to Hawaii with your own MoonBot!)

#youtubespacela
2014.04.14 16:06
A guide to tonight's lunar eclipse---and the rare 'tetrad' of eclipses that it's a part of:

http://www.cnet.com/news/total-lunar-eclipse-blood-moon-viewers-guide/

[Image: Video screenshot by Eric Mack/CNET.]
2014.04.14 13:28
#SpaceX is launching to the International Space Station today---and carrying some interesting things with them...:

http://www.space.com/25459-weird-science-spacex-dragon-launch.html

Edit: The launch has been postponed. https://twitter.com/genejm29/status/455795118662901760  

[Image: The +SpaceX Dragon being mounted for flight.]

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