Google Lunar X PRIZE Roundup #40 January 26, 2011Posted by Nick Azer in : Google Lunar X Prize, Google Lunar X Prize Roundup , trackback
The Google Lunar X PRIZE is a $30 million competition challenging private space enterprises to land a rover on the Moon. Each week, I round up all the latest developments as the teams rocket forwards and upwards…
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Here’s your first salvo of GLXP goodness for 2011, covering all the highlights from January 1st-15th:
- Team Next Giant Leap recieved a second round of funding from eSpace: The Center for Space Entrepreneurship!
- Team ARCA announced a partnership with BRD Asset Management, sponsoring for the team’s supersonic carrier transport plane! ARCA also featured an article about the plane :)
- Evadot posted a visualization of the proposed GLXP landing sites across the moon!
- Team Selenokhod announced a partnership with 2D/3D CAD provider Ascon Group!
- The GLXP was featured in a case for the moon, and GLXP guy Will Pomerantz posted his response to a case against the moon :)
- The official GLXP site featured their downloadable Google Earth tour of the moon! :)
- Team Part Time Scientists posted their first Fan Friday Q+A! :)
- Team Astrobotic blogged about their rover’s power systems!
- Evadot posted an email interview with Neda G. Ansari of team Synergy Moon!
- Team White Label Space blogged about Evadot’s unofficial (but awesome) GLXP scorecard!
- Team Rocket City Space Pioneers geared up for an educational program, and blogged about portable smoke and fire! :)
For more GLXP goodness, check out the increasingly-active official Youtube channel of the GLXP! :)