|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.|
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:
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.
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: http://www.ptscientists.com/asimov/the-legendary-lunoids-part-ii
Check out the new Asimov comic! http://www.ptscientists.com/asimov/shortcomings/
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.