Google Lunar XPrize

'Moon Shot': Google teams with J.J. Abrams and XPrize for space documentary series

Posted in Online on 4th Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

"Moonshot" has in recent years become synonymous with any big, ambitious, slightly crazy idea to change the world.

Innovators from around the globe are going for the moon

Posted in Science on 27th Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

Five teams competing for the $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE have just been awarded a combined $5.25 million for meeting significant milestones.

Google Lunar XPrize deadline extended to 2016

Posted in Science on 19th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Milestone Prize winners to be announced in January.

Carnegie Mellon unveils Andy lunar rover

Posted in Science on 2nd Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) has unveiled Andy, a four-wheeled unmanned rover designed to explore the rough terrain and recently discovered pits of the Moon.

Moon Express to send its new MX-1 lander to the moon by 2015

Posted in Hardware on 10th Dec, 2013
by Alex Muller

They want to mine the surface of the moon and establish our satellite as Earth's "eighth continent."