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August 15, 2014 - By Nick Azer
A Moonbound startup partners up with Lockheed Martin, while other teams hit the big show with Science Channel, CNET, CNN, and more. (Plus: hotfire rocket tests, and Morgan Freeman geeking out!)
August 8, 2014 - By Nick Azer
Moon pioneers of several generations---from the brilliant students of Penn State Lunar Lion & Singularity U, to kids in Israel, Tasmania, and Spain, to Buzz Aldrin himself and the engineers of Astrobotic---are getting hands-on with Moon technology and inspiration in the field.
July 31, 2014 - By Nick Azer
Summer is heating up the Google Lunar XPRIZE competition, as space veterans & college student pioneers alike work hard to solve the problems for getting to the Moon.
July 25, 2014 - By Nick Azer
Many of the interesting open questions about the Moon are explored by the teams---and the media. Do we mine it? Can property claims be made? What happens to the Apollo sites? It's up to our generation to decide!
July 18, 2014 - By Nick Azer
The past, present, and future come together as pioneers & adventurers go in-depth on what's bringing us the Second Space Age.
July 15, 2014 - By Nick Azer
The Google Lunar XPRIZE Team Hangouts allow you to be a participant in the future of the Moon---giving you Q+A access to some of the brightest minds who are looking to go back, go out, and explore. Watch them all, and catch the next one on July 22nd!
July 11, 2014 - By Nick Azer
Generations are working together to to conquer great challenges through the Google Lunar XPRIZE, as Buzz Aldrin's son (Moon Express President Andrew Aldrin) carries on the Aldrin lunar legacy & people from all walks of life unite behind teams.
July 2, 2014 - By Andrew Torgan

CNET’s Tim Stevens is traveling the globe to meet the teams chasing the $30M Google Lunar XPRIZE. He stopped by “CBS This Morning” and sat down with Charlie Rose and Gayle King to discuss these innovators, and the competition that will take us back to the moon.

“CBS This Morning” co-host Charlie Rose also took a look at the history of XPRIZE, and its role as an innovation engine that brings about radical breakthroughs for the benefit of humanity.

June 30, 2014 - By Leo Camacho


The Google Lunar XPRIZE announced the twenty-five (25) finalists for the 2014 MoonBots Challenge. The first phase of the challenge required teams of students to do in depth research about lunar exploration and produce a video about “Why we should go back to the Moon for good?” More than three hundred teams from twenty-one countries registered in the annual competition. The level of creativity, imagination and hard work that the teams put into making their videos has been amazing to witness. 

June 30, 2014 - By Anita Heward
The EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) is a unique, eclectic event, where researchers from across Europe can engage in dialogue about their work with politicians, journalists, representatives of industry, and members of the public of all ages. Google Lunar XPRIZE went along to debate 'Mining the '…