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Lunar Lion's Team Leader Michael Paul will be talking about the Lunar Lion project and team at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry's 'From Science Fiction to Science Fact' speaker event on Saturday, March 16th. You can check out the MSI Chicago's website here: MSI CHICAGO WEBSITE

Check out this video of what a mission to explore the oceans of Jupiter's moon Europe might look like. Maybe this will be the next step for the X Prize foundation.

Europa Exploration Mission

Lunar Lion's Team Leader Michael Paul is on the list of speakers for this years TEDxPSU on March 17th. The footage of Michael's talk, as well as the others, will be availabe on the TED website after the event has concluded. 

TEDxPSU Speaker Lineup

TED Website

March 4, 2013 - by Lunar Lion - Project Breakdown

Lunar Lion's Lead Technologist Michael Policelli provides us with a quick breakdown of the Lunar Lion project as a whole.

Check out what Lunar Lion's Propulsion team is working on now and throughout March in this video of our Propulsion Team meeting.

Lunar Lion - Propulsion Meeting

February 28, 2013 - by Student Interviews

Check out one of the first video's from our new film team!

These are interviews with some of Lunar Lion's student who explain why they joined Lunar Lion and what we are all about, go Lunar Lion!


Lunar Lion - Student Interviews

Great to see Penn State Lunar Lion students on the front page of the paper on Monday morning. 


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Penn State President Rodney Erickson includes the Lunar Lion among the excellent programs highlighted in his welcome back address.

Congratulations to Maria Matthews, Lunar Lion Business Development Coordinator, on receiving a post-doc position at a new space company in Huntsville, Alabama! 

Maria, a recent PhD in Physics, made valuable contributions to program development for the team, and we wish her well. 

If you or a student you know is interested in Penn State's mission to the Moon, we would love to hear from you! Lots of great learning opportunities here at the Lunar Lion!

Check out this extraordinary result from NASA's MESSENGER mission to Mercury:

Amazing to find water on the closest planet to the Sun! Lead would melt on the surface of the sunlit side of Mercury, but ice has


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