This week, in the Google Lunar XPRIZE...Rover action galore, as the robots tackled caves, NASA test beds, and redesigns!:Caving
May 14, 2013
May 07, 2013
This week, in the Google Lunar XPRIZE...Moon Mining! How to become a billionaire (apparently it’s “really easy”)! Rockets! It’s all here in the latest greatness from the GLXP.Your moon-race highlights for April 30th-May 6th:Excavation Point!
April 30, 2013
Some pretty cool things happen when you're on the way to the Moon!Visits from the President of Israel? Check. Building epic robots? Check. Inventing the lunar economy? Check.It's all there---and then some---from just this past week! Here's the skinny on everything that happened:Mining the Moon
April 23, 2013
Around the world...and Mars? Your interplanetary competition highlights from April 16th-April 22nd...Mars. The Moon. Medieval castles. Virginia Tech. The teams got in a ton of air miles this week, travelling all over the world for cool conferences and other work. This competition is not just global---it's multiglobal (including the Moon & Mars), so the teams get around to all kinds of crazy places! Here's the lowdown on all the latest travel (and other fun stories) from this week:New Virginia
April 16, 2013
990 Days Left. Your moon-race highlights for April 9th-April 15th...Back from the 2013 Google Lunar XPRIZE Team Summit, the teams---and the XPRIZE itself---are rounding a corner and getting set for a huge year. With two and a half years left to get to the Moon before the clock runs out, it’s go-time now, and the teams are definitely ready for it.Now, keen eyes might have noticed something different there...A Space Out
April 10, 2013
This year's 2013 Google Lunar X PRIZE Team Summit took place last week in Santiago, Chile!
April 02, 2013
Welcome to this week’s Lunar Roundup! A power rankings-style look at who & what’s been “Awesome!” over the past seven days in the Google Lunar X PRIZE.This week has been epic, as you can now read every detail of Omega Envoy's mission(s); drive Part Time Scientists' rover in an online simulation; or be an editor/producer on Synergy Moon's new documentary! Plus, a documentary-length feature from Omega Envoy, balloon and rocket tests from SpaceMETA, and an in-depth interview from Penn State Lunar Lion.
March 26, 2013
Welcome to this week’s Lunar Roundup! A power rankings-style look at who & what’s been “Awesome!” over the past week in the Google Lunar X PRIZE.New team plans unfolded for the public this week, as Euroluna talked about their mission, Barcelona Moon talked rover options, and several teams showed off the bling with cool fundraising and sponsors. Your moon-race talking points for March 19th-March 25th:---1) The Plan!
March 19, 2013
Welcome to this week’s Lunar Roundup! A power rankings-style look at who & what’s been “Awesome!” over the past week in the Google Lunar X PRIZE.A few teams hit the powder to show how they roll, while other teams revealed new rockets, rover details, mission plans, and more! Your moon-race highlights for March 12th-March 18th:---1) Powder!
March 12, 2013
Welcome to this week’s Lunar Roundup! A power rankings-style look at who & what’s been “Awesome!” over the past week in the Google Lunar X PRIZE.One of the busiest weeks to date, as FREDNET announced a launch, we took Reddit by storm, and the media was all over a bunch of the teams. Lots of fun videos and articles, so without further ado, here's your moon-race highlights for March 5th-March 11th:---1) First Contact!