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February 21, 2014 - by 5 years to a major milestone
It all started in 2008, when Robert Boehme first heard of the Google Lunar XPRIZE (GLXP) and got a few other adventurous and skilled minds together to join in 2009 as the “Part-Time Scientists”. It’s been a long time since then, and originally the GLXP thought it would already be over by now, and recognized that the competition wasn’t progressing as planned, as there were still no teams with definite launch plans.
November 19, 2013 - by Milestone Prizes - Part 1 of 6

The XPRIZE Foundation recently announced some new "interim" prizes in the Google Lunar XPRIZE competition. They are designed to reward teams who have made significant progress towards flight ready hardware. 

The Google Lunar XPRIZE is simple to describe:

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A lot has been written on the World Space Week already showing how much fun and what a great public outreach event it was. So let us do a quick recap and a look behind the curtain of the World Space Week 2013 for our team the Part-Time Scientists.

The Kickoff!

February 27, 2013 - by Asimov's ongoing adventure

In this week's installment of our Asimov comic, it appears that the moon may not be a lifeless as once though.

The ongoing comic adventure of our rover Asimov continues with this weeks episode:

February 1, 2013 - by Campus Party Brazil is Buzz'in

Some of our team are attending Campus Party Brazil this week, and it's an amazing adventure.

Wes Faler speaks about Buzz Aldrin's appearance here. And Asimov has a Pen-Pal!!!!

January 16, 2013 - by Shortcomings 2
All of us are inspired to work at Part-Time-Scientists for different reasons.
January 3, 2013 - by New Year

December 7, 2012 - by The Adventures of Asimov Jr

We've teamed up with Beware comics to bring you a weekly comic series staring our rover, Asimov Jr.

Check out episode 1.

November 16, 2012 - by Creatives Wanted

Do you love the idea of an open space industry and have a knack for art or writing? We're looking for new members for our team to help with telling our story in written and visual forms. Artists and writers WANTED! Email


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