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Lunar Roundup: Launch Talks and Progress
July 23rd-July 29th, 2013: Team Euroluna entered into talks with India for their launch! While team Stellar picked a new landing site (it's a popular destination), Synergy Moon announced a call for Moon artists, and several teams shared food for thought.
Lunar Roundup: Malapert Mountain
Moon Express announces the first mission to the Moon's south pole, while a bunch of teams share rocket-related news. Plus, team Puli's rover enters close combat with a pack of little girls. Will it survive?
Lunar Roundup: Changes Abound
Major developments as Astrobotic switched out their mission robot, and White Label Space changed their name!
Lunar Roundup: Big NASA News!
Big news as NASA announces that it wants to do a Moon mission with a private lunar lander, and Congress puts forward a bill that may make the Apollo sites a United States National Historic Park!
Revolving-Door Hospital Admissions are Unsustainable - Let's Open the Door to Point-of-Patient Health Sensing Technologies
There's a significant shift going on in how health care is delivered today, due to several key developments: Payment models that reward providers for patient outcomes rather than traditional, per-procedure methods or number of visits; The imposition of penalties for hospital readmissions; and The rapid adoption of smartphone and sensor technologies.
Lunar Roundup: Lembas Bread
A lot of short, but significant, nuggets from around the XPRIZE; from 'eighth continent' ideas on mining to important new hardware and some cool hands-on projects.
Lunar Roundup: Eighth Continent
A lot of short, but significant, nuggets from around the XPRIZE as Moon Express brought some 'eighth continent' ideas and several teams showed off important new hardware!
Lunar Roundup: Moon TV
The teams embraced their Moon TV as JURBAN, Astrobotic, and Synergy Moon were toured by a big network; Italia showed off a rover test; Omega Envoy shared a runway test; and Plan B gave a great presentation. Plus: Michio Kaku and the Google Lunar XPRIZE on CBS, coming soon?
Lunar Roundup: Dashing Young Gentlemen
Moon Express plans to broadcast Justin Bieber from the moon; while engineers from SpaceIL and Plan B give tours of their robots, Omega Envoy reveals their new Earth program, and Penn State Lunar Lion gains new senatorial support.
Building Ecsite-ment around a mission
How do you get people from many different countries to feel part of a mission – that it’s their spacecraft undertaking the challenge?This is one of the questions facing the 22 teams competing for the Google Lunar XPRIZE and aiming to land their robot on the Moon by December 2015. But it’s also a challenge for those involved in the European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission.