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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
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.
Moon Roundup: Cool Robots Everywhere
01/29/2014
Nick Azer
It was a busy week in the Google Lunar XPRIZE, as cool robots were all over the place! Competing with each other, mining, and getting ready for space.
Moon Roundup: Rocket Hub
01/22/2014
Nick Azer
A famed Youtube star visits a Google Lunar XPRIZE team, while spacecraft and crowdfunding campaigns roll out across the competition.
Moon Roundup: Robots Reality
01/15/2014
Nick Azer
Experience a week in the life of moon robots; young engineers; and even the Moon Dude himself.
Puli rover takes ‘panoramic selfie’ to complete Google Lunar XPRIZE mission simulation in Hawaii
01/15/2014
Anita Heward
Team Puli, the Hungarian team competing for the Google Lunar XPRIZE, has completed a successful simulation of its lunar rover mission at the Pacific International Space Centre for Exploration Systems (PISCES) in Hawaii. During the field tests, the Puli rover drove 600 meters across soft, loose soil similar to the lunar regolith and broadcast high-resolution images and video from its starting and end points.

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