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Making Milestones to the Moon

11/11/2013 by Alex Hall
The last decade has seen XPRIZE build upon the success of its first competition, the Ansari XPRIZE, which awarded $10 million for the first private suborbital spaceflight.
from The Launch Pad
Moon Roundup: Mighty Allies
03/26/2014
Nick Azer
The Google Lunar XPRIZE teams are joining forces to reach the Moon, as they explain the challenges they face (and travel to King's Landing from "Game of Thrones"!).
Moon Roundup: Generations, Together
03/20/2014
Nick Azer
The son of Buzz Aldrin---and a space legend in his own right---joins one of the teams as their President, and MoonBots 2014 gets the Moon explorers of tomorrow started on their way to space today.
Excitement for Mobile Health Sensors will fuel innovation in Healthcare
03/14/2014
Henry Tirri - Nokia Executive Vice President and CTO
As the technologies enabling the mobile computing revolution spread beyond smartphones, sensors and data analytics increasingly have the ability to unlock secrets of our health. A massive force of this revolution is that by using sensors, mobile health will become available, visible, and usable to people everywhere. The second competition of the Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE is shaping up to prove this and push the edges of innovation even further.
Moon Roundup: Building History
03/12/2014
Nick Azer
How much does a Moon mission cost? Which Google Lunar XPRIZE team announced a $10 million investment this week? Find out with this week's Moon Roundup, as the teams made big fundraising and hardware progress.
Space is taking over SXSW 2014 in Austin this weekend!
03/06/2014
Nick Azer
The 10 best panels for Space at South by Southwest 2014! Follow #SXSWspace for the latest.
Moon Roundup: Robot Olympics
03/05/2014
Nick Azer
The Google Lunar XPRIZE team robots took on new challenges---including sand dunes, camera systems, and each other!
Moon Roundup: The Eighteen
02/26/2014
Nick Azer
While five teams were selected for the Google Lunar XPRIZE Milestone Prizes, many more forged on with big progress on rocket tests, sports drinks on the Moon, & more.
Moon Roundup: Carrying the Torch
02/12/2014
Nick Azer
From one generation of Moon explorers to another---Buzz Aldrin paid one of the Google Lunar XPRIZE teams a visit, as the teams took out their tech for cool tests and got big shout-outs in Congress & elsewhere.
Wearing Your Health On Your Sleeve
02/11/2014
Gioia Messinger
Digital health was prominently displayed at CES this year with lots of floor space dedicated to the industry and a cornucopia of health and fitness-focused wearable devices debuting in Las Vegas.
Moon Roundup: Xombie Fire
02/05/2014
Nick Azer
An epic week for the Google Lunar XPRIZE teams, as they moved on big technology, imminent test launches, and more.

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