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German X Prize team announces launch contract

WASHINGTON — A German team competing for the Google Lunar X Prize said Nov. 29 that it has signed a contract to launch its lander, carrying two rovers, by late 2017. 603 more words

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PT Scientists go with Spaceflight for moonshot

A German team that’s going after the Google Lunar XPRIZE has secured a contract with Seattle-based Spaceflight to get its rover-carrying lander to the moon. 178 more words


This Indian team plans to be the first private company to land on the moon

TeamIndus, a private company located in Bangalore, India, is the one and only Indian entrant into the Google Lunar X-Prize, the international competition to land a private spacecraft on the moon. 1,112 more words


Deloitte gears up for the launch of a $20 million XPRIZE to eradicate cancer

XPRIZE, the incentivized prize competition for breakthrough science and technology, has announced three new prizes. Among them — ALS, avatars and Deloitte’s Cancer XPRIZE.

Deloitte is working in conjunction with the National Cancer Institute and Vice President Joe Biden’s Cancer Moonshot initiative to bring some of the best and brightest minds together to rid the world of what is the… 239 more words


One of these Days, Alice. Pow! $20million bucks!

Most of the time Ralph Kramden would start his little speech with, “You’re going to the moon, Alice, you’re going to the moon. One of these day, Alice. 394 more words

First Private Company Authorized To Land On The Moon

Dr. Joseph P. Farrell
August 10, 2016

Many regular readers here sent me versions of this story, and I’d like to thank them all for drawing our attention to it, for here, as always, I suspect there’s more going on than meets the eye. 695 more words


Moon Express becomes first private company to receive permission to go to the moon

Moon Express has officially become the first private company in the world to receive permission to travel beyond Earth’s orbit. After months of conversations with government officials, the company received the green light from the FAA to venture to the moon in 2017. 963 more words