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Moon Express unveils its lunar roadmap

Moon Express has laid out the plan it intends to follow to send probes to the surface of the moon and start bringing lunar samples back to Earth by 2020. 94 more words

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Will Google Lunar X Prize Missions to the Moon Dispel Apollo Hoax Claims?

Dr. John L. Reizer

According to the website GIZMODO, a privately funded German Space exploration team is planning to set down a robotic device on the moon in 2017. 522 more words

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The Antarctic and Outer Space Treaties after the Cold War: Are They Still Valid?

The two separate treaty regimes—The Antarctic Treaty of 1960 and the Outer Space Treaty of 1967—worked relatively well in the context of the Cold War environment between World War II and about 1990. 540 more words

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Five teams cleared for X Prize moon race

The organizers of the Google Lunar X Prize competition confirmed that five teams have been cleared to go after the $20 million grand prize, and doled out a total of $1 million to all 16 teams that entered. 44 more words

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Moon Express' moonshot is 'go with funding'

An executive at Moon Express has been widely quoted as saying his company has reached its funding goal for this year’s planned commercial mission to the lunar surface, thanks to $20 million in new investment. 130 more words

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Moon Express raises $20M in Series B-1, fully funds trip to the Moon

Moon Express, a company competing in the Google Lunar X-Prize, has raised $20 million in a Series B-1 round and announced that they’ve now fully financed their maiden mission to the moon. 702 more words

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XPRIZE clears Japanese mission to the moon

The rocketeers on Japan’s Team Hakuto say they’ve gotten the Google Lunar XPRIZE’s seal of approval on its plans for a mission to the moon. 132 more words

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