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Team Arca Unveils Their New Rocket!
As I mentioned in my previous post recapping the Google Lunar X Prize Team Summit, Team Arca has announced some very exciting news in the development of their mission. Where most teams are partnering with companies like SpaceX or China, Arca has decided to build their own rocket. Here is a little info.
Google Lunar X PRIZE Team Summit 2012
Every year the Google Lunar X PRIZE hosts a week long event called the GLXP Team Summit. It's a chance for all the active teams participating in the Google Lunar X PRIZE competition to get together, meet and greet, clarify rules and possibly share information with one another that could lead to major advancements in the overall effort to land on the moon.
The SpaceX Dragon: Industrial Innovation’s Sputnik Moment
In 1957, Russia launched the unmanned satellite named ‘Sputnik’ into orbit. Today, we refer to it as America’s ‘Sputnik moment’ – an acute realization that something was changing in the competitive landscape that put a country’s future at risk. The USA responded, and although the next 12 years of the US space program were not a smooth ride, the US space program not only achieved success but inspired a generation.
Transforming Health and Well Being With Innovative Sensing Technologies
Over the years, Nokia’s innovation has helped to shape the world as we know it. From the first handheld phones in the 1980s, to our PureView imaging technology launched just this year, Nokia has been at the forefront of mobile technology, enabling billions of people around the globe to become inter-connected in ever-increasing ways.
ATTENTION ALL SPACE, LEGO & ROBOT FANS
Let Us Tell You A Little Bit About This Year’s 2012 MoonBots Challenge The third annual MoonBots: A Google Lunar X PRIZE LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Challenge is officially back! Now you may ask…. What is so unique about this year’s contest? The answer is easy…. EVERYTHING!
MoonBots 2012 is Officially Open for Registration!
The X PRIZE Foundation and the LEGO Group today announced MoonBots 2012: A Google Lunar X PRIZE LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Challenge. This third annual contest will challenge teams of youth to study the history of heritage artifacts left on the Moon, while getting an opportunity to learn about the new and exciting things that private industry and government are doing in the arena of space exploration, including the $30 million Google Lunar X PRIZE.
Engagement + Innovation = Visioneering 2012
Our 2012 Visioneering event was probably our best ever. Visioneering began in 2007 as an informal Saturday afternoon conversation between our Trustees at the Googleplex (Larry Page was hosting that meeting, and Richard Branson was a guest visitor). We started generating prize ideas and found the whole conversation a lot of fun and refreshing.
My First FIRST: The FIRST Robotics World Championship
It’s the night of the big game. From the locker room you can hear the crowd maintain a steady roar that almost hums like television static in the background. You’re focused and your mind is in the zone. Final preparations are made before you finally take that slow-motion walk out of the entry tunnel and set foot on the stadium floor to a crowd of 20,000+ people, each one of them waiting intently to see what you’re capable of. This is the big show.
The Robots of the Sea
What happens when you cross the intelligence of a dolphin, the efficiency of a manta ray and the playfulness of a sea otter? You’ll get the next generation of autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), as envisioned by some of the greatest minds in ocean science and exploration during the “James Cook” X PRIZE advisory meeting on March 23rd.
MoonBots heads to St. Louis for FIRST World Robotics Championships
That's right, starting on April 26th-28th, the Google Lunar X PRIZE team will be at the FIRST World Robotics Championships and we'll be updating all the usual social media channels with up to the minute news and other cool robotic shenanigans!
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