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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: CATALYSTs, Sparked!
04/30/2014
Nick Azer
NASA sparked two teams with their Lunar CATALYST program, while students got inspired---and involved! With video games for change, stratos balloons, and rocket launches in person.
FIRST World Robotics Championship and MoonBots!
04/29/2014
Leo Camacho
 
Moon Roundup: Influencers, Explorers, and Robots
04/23/2014
Nick Azer
Major influencers and explorers---including Cousteau's grandson; Croatia's president; and more---are getting into the loop: the Moon race is on, and exploration is back!
Moon Roundup: Rock Stars
04/09/2014
Nick Azer
A Google Lunar XPRIZE team launched a rockstar's new album. Into space. Meanwhile, another team hung out with Commander Chris Hadfield.
Moon Roundup: $16 Million Statement
04/09/2014
Nick Azer
One of the Google Lunar XPRIZE teams has received a $16.4 million donation! A historic statement for space exploration.
Moon Roundup: On A Roll!
04/02/2014
Nick Azer
The Google Lunar XPRIZE teams were on a roll with rocket flights, lander tests, and great video! Plus: the competition makes its way into primetime TV!
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.

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