On March 1st, 2014 American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics held its Chapter VI Student conference in Sacramento, California. I was invited to be the guest speaker to dozens of young engineers who are encountering a never-more-open job market.
Billionaire Silvio Miglio Fund ( SILVIO MANOEL LAPA MIGLIO ) announce today the investment in first private Brazilian AeroSpace StartUP SpaceMETA ( www.spacemeta.com ). - We are Here to do the Impossible Things ...
In celebration of International Women's Day, meet some of the women who take part in the Israeli journey to the Moon!
SpaceIL is working to inspire the next generation and to promote STEM education. The team is not waiting for the landing day to create this important educational impact. A network of dozens of volunteers present SpaceIL's story and mission in classrooms all over Israel, reaching over 50,000 kids in person so far.
“No matter where you are from, your dreams are valid.”
~ LupitaNyong’o, best supporting actress, Oscars 2014, for 12 Years a Slave
Astrobotic’s first mission will land and explore in the Moon’s Lacus Mortis region. Latin for “Lake of Death”, Lacus Mortis is a plain of basaltic lava flows known as a mare (i.e., the part of the Moon that looks dark when you view it from Earth) located in the northeast part of the Moon. It contains a pit that is a compelling exploration target. Its east wall is partially collapsed, creating an inviting ramp that could someday be traversed by a robotic rover.
Japan's Hakuto was selected for Milestone Prizes finalists!
Google Lunar XPRIZE announced the five teams selected as finalists for Milestone Prizes on Febrary 19, 2014.
Lunar Lion is filled with students who in addition to spending their time working on a moon mission put forth the effort towards other great causes, such as helping to raise funds to combat pediatric cancer. That cause (THON) has developed into a yearly Penn State tradition and the largest student-run philanthropy in the world involving thousands of Penn State students (many of whom build a personal connection with the very children and families they are helping). Last weekend, THON manag
February was another extremely busy month for us. Apart from working on our I3 rover, financing and ride sharing, we were also diligently preparing our Team Summit in June, with our main partner Design Terminal. And we did again quite a lot of nice outreach events, several times.
Sylvain is the nephew of our Communications Consultant, Gerard Auvray, Yes, Team Synergy Moon is very much a Family Affair :-)
See You Soon, On The Moon!
To Alex Hall: Alex, team PlanB is missing you!
It is sad that you are leaving the GLXPRIZE. You are the best, very gentle, we were enjoying to work with you. We hope that in a future space exploration we will work together again.
Best wishes to you from our team.
---On other notes from last week:
Software debugging, in time of Vancouver snowfall.