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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


The race to the moon is underway as Astrobotic raises $2.5 million

Astrobotic Technology, the company that plans to deliver payloads to the moon, has completed a $2.5 million seed round led by Space Angels Network… 785 more words


To the Moon! Lunar XPRIZE team looks to send Wikipedia into space aboard homemade rover

Quick: You can send 20 gigabytes of data to the moon. What’s it going to be? Time’s up!

Wikipedia? What a coincidence — that’s what the… 568 more words


Moon Express asks FAA to review lunar mission

Moon Express, the lunar exploration venture backed by Seattle tech entrepreneur Naveen Jain, says it’s asking the Federal Aviation Administration to conduct a payload review of its spacecraft and plans for a mission to the moon in 2017. 127 more words