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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.
Lunar Roundup: Into the West
Three inspirational quotes from the teams as Newt Gingrich interviewed Penn State Lunar Lion; Euroluna detailed their plans; Stellar announced a contest; Plan B posted a new tech update; and more!
Quincy Jones: Artists Do Indeed Have A Role In Solving Humanity's Grand Challenges
Quincy Jones is a record producer, conductor, arranger, composer, television producer, trumpeter, educational philanthropist, and XPRIZE Visioneer. His career spans five decades in the entertainment industry and 27 Grammy Awards. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 18, 2013. His philanthropic efforts extend to the Quincy Jones Foundation, Quincy Jones Musiq Consortium, Harvard School of Public Health 'Project Q,' and a variety of benefit events.
Lunar Roundup: Star Alignment
Moon Express revealed their landmark ILO-X space telescope (which will be both the first-ever private telescope in space, and the first live webcam from the Moon), while Newt Gingrich, Seth Green, and other stars lined up for the teams!
Gioia is Founder and CEO of LinkedObjects, a Global 100 Mentor at the Founder Institute, a Lecturer at U.C. San Diego's Rady School of Management, and a Judge for the Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE.
Lunar Roundup: Greater Exposure
Plan B got hands-on with a 3D printer while a lot of cool stuff came from the SpaceTechExpo.
Lunar Roundup: Shores of the Cosmic Ocean
Carl Sagan's wife, and their production studio (Cosmos Studios), endorsed team Omega Envoy!
Beyond STEM: A New "STEAM" Challenge for Teens
Chanda is a Director of Education at XPRIZE.
Lunar Roundup: Rover Action Reel
Lots of new rover & tech action as rovers tackled caves, mountains, NASA test beds, and new redesigns!
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