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Ridesharing goes to the moon (literally)

Space travel is hard. It’s been seven and a half years since Google and the X Prize Foundation announced a $20 million grand prize to the first team that successfully lands and maneuvers a robot on the moon. 239 more words

Spaceflight and the Preservation of the Physical Past

Cultural relics from Apollo, as well as other wreckage, soft landers, and rovers currently exist on the Moon, undisturbed since their arrival. That does not mean that no one will do so in the future. 868 more words


Crowdsourcing Weekends: Augie and the Green Knight, Israeli Spacecraft To Moon, One Million Lovely Letters

This is Crowdsourcing Weekends! This post highlights three different crowdsourcing projects I liked from Kickstarter, Indiegogo, or other crowdsourcing websites.

Augie and the Green Knight… 1,168 more words


Israeli Group Seeks Spacecraft To Send Torah To the Moon

An Israeli group is trying its best to eternally preserve Jewish tradition, should Earth ever be destroyed by the Mayan apocalypse or a robot takeover… 291 more words


Local Company Hoping To Win $20M & Make Pittsburgh A Space Hub

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – More than a dozen teams from around the world are competing for a $20 million prize.

And a Pittsburgh company is one of the front runners. 427 more words


Google Lunar X Prize

Google Lunar X Prize wanted to inspire everyone in their journey to make it back to the moon. So they worked with ArtMachine, and Media Nursery to create an heartfelt piece that would remind the world what going to space was all about.


Global Race to Harvest the Moon

As a child growing up in rural India in the 1960s and 1970s, Naveen Jain would gaze up at the moon and imagine a life beyond his modest surroundings. 1,060 more words