October 11, 2010 - by Update on the Hopper test bed.
The rocket-propelled vehicle would explore planets more efficiently than wheeled rovers.
September 3, 2010 - by Legs
Check out our facebook photo page for some new renderings of our updated landing gear design! http://www.facebook.com/NextGiantLeap
August 26, 2010 - by Chris Pavlovski Selected as Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2010 Finalist
BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Chris Pavlovski, Director of Marketing for Next Giant Leap, LLC, has been selected as a finalist for Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur Of The Year 2010 award. Additionally, Chris is the acting CEO of Jolted Media Group, one of the largest online media companies, known for representing the flagship property Jokeroo.com. Through the success of his internet startup, Ernst & Young has selected him as a finalist in the Young Entrepreneur category, for persons under 30.
August 17, 2010 - by Next Giant Leap Offering Lunar Mission Data to NASA
Next Giant Leap Offering Lunar Mission Data to NASA
May 25, 2010 - by MIT Students talk with NASA Administrator Charles Bolden
Phillip Cunio, an AeroAstro doctoral student, explains the TALARIS (Terrestrial Artificial Lunar and Reduced Gravity Simulator) project to NASA Administrator Charles Bolden. The MIT student project is aimed at designing, building and operating a prototype test vehicle for robotic lunar landers as part of MIT's participation with team Next Giant Leap in the Google Lunar X PRIZE. (Photo: Bill Litant)
February 3, 2010 - by Chasing the Dream
Wow, what a week. - President Obama's FY2011 budget was unveiled on Monday - BIG changes to NASA ( read why this is not a bad thing: http://bit.ly/cVRlw2 ) - Our partner, Sierra Nevada Corp. won a $20 million CCDev contract to work on Dreamchaser: http://bit.ly/cNwznD - Monday and Tuesday were spent at JPL with our fellow GLXP teams attending the team summit. It was an absolute pleasure working together with our fellow teams and the XPF staff! Exhausted but excited by all that's going on!
January 30, 2010 - by On the Flight Path
The MIT student team has uploaded a new video. A compilation of flight test highlights from the early days of powered vehicle tests to controls gains tests in October 2009.
January 22, 2010 - by Hop to it!
Here's a first "sneak peak" at an initial PerspectX rendering of the Next Giant Leap lunar explorer.