Next Giant Leap attend the "Stanford on the Moon" event along with 5 other GLXP teams. Teams each gave a short presentation followed by an informal, meet & greet, social where we were able to talk further about our plans with students, faculty and alumni. The event was well attended and it was great to catch up with some of our fellow teams.
Next Giant Leap was founded by Mike Joyce. Mike owns B9Creations, LLC which manufactures licensed full size replicas of the iconic Lost in Space Robot. Here's a video showing these replicas during final assembly.
September 6th, 2011 - Next Giant Leap team member, eSpace: The Center for Space Entrepreneurship announced the beginning of a collaborative partnership with the Space Angels Network, LLC to help foster the success of entrepreneurial space ventures.
The NGL Lunar Lander is a highly modified microsat bus developed by NGL team member, the Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC). SNC is currently building 18 satellites based on this bus for Orbcomm. The first two Orbcomm satellites are scheduled to be deployed in November from a SpaceX Falcon 9 which is also carrying a Dragon capsule as part of the NASA Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) program.