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Moon Roundup: Inspirations & Automations
Five very different stories of teamwork from across the Google Lunar XPRIZE.
Moon Roundup: Back To the Moon, Together?
Several of the Google Lunar XPRIZE teams have already joined forces to ride to the Moon together, and more may be coming.
Moon Roundup: Everyday People
Meet the everyday people who decided to shoot for the Moon, and the challenges they face.
Enabling Sensing Devices in Your Hand, Not in the Lab
Access to health care is a fundamental right of people everywhere, and fulfilling this basic need is critical to creating stronger communities and helping everyone enjoy the same quality of life and reach their full potential. Mobile computing is opening the doors to vital information and services that have been tragically out of reach for many people, but our work is just beginning.
World Space Week Hangouts from the Austrian Space Forum
Moon expedition teams Part Time Scientists and Team Puli conducted some live hangouts for World Space Week, demonstrating to students from India, Morocco, Hungary, & more a bunch of cool technology & expertise! With a big thanks to the Austrian Space Forum.
World Space Week 2013 - Puli and Part-Time Scientists are 'Go'!
While Google Lunar XPRIZE teams are usually focused on the Moon, this week some of them are seeing Red to tie in with World Space Week (WSW) 2013’s theme - Exploring Mars, Discovering Earth. The Part Time Scientists and Team Puli are participating in a global programme of Mars analogue activities for WSW 2013. Over the next week, schools, museums and members of the public will have the opportunity to drive the Puli rover and the PTS rover, Asimov, by controlling them over the Internet.
Introducing: The Official Google Lunar XPRIZE Judging Panel
The official Google Lunar XPRIZE Judging Panel has been selected! Meet the minds who will measure this historic race to the Moon...
Moon Roundup: Meet the Teams
Meet the Google Lunar XPRIZE teams as they share a bevy of interviews and technical progress, including completion of a moon lander and cave robot tests over an open pit.
Who knew that blood, sweat and tears could start a health care revolution?
The staid world of diagnostic testing is about to undergo a major disruption with huge advances in sensors and sensing technologies that live in or on our bodies, within our homes and offices, and even within our computers and networks.
Analyzing the Cost of a Lunar Mission
Analyzing the Cost of a Lunar MissionThere are many different elements that contribute to the cost of completing the Google Lunar XPRIZE, but is there a way to break this down to get a better idea of where the money will go? The International Academy of Astronautics has developed a structure for determining cost per flight of launch vehicles, which has five main categories: Vehicle Cost, Direct Operations Cost, Indirect Operations Cost, Business Charges, and Insurance Cost. This article will try to explain these categories with respect to a lunar mission.