Moon Roundup: NASA's Best
Omega Envoy and Astrobotic got their hands dirty with some awesome NASA labs.
By Nick Azer on September 03, 2013
This week, in the Google Lunar XPRIZE…
The teams got out to some pretty incredible NASA labs! Read on to see some of the best new moon technology in action...
The Coolest Lab on the Planet
[Click the image below for a direct timestamp---they had some technical difficulties in the beginning of the one-hour tour.]
Mining the Moon
The Cost of a Mission
A Sweet TV Ad
SpaceIL released a pretty epic new TV ad for their mission:
A Changing of the Guard
A Lion's Share
Penn State Lunar Lion shared a couple of great videos.
The three intial stages of propulsion design (2D, K'nex model, and drafting):
And the announcement that they'll not only be attending NASA's big new moon mission launch (LADEE, on Friday), but also broadcasting it live as a Google+ Hangout:
I'll be rounding these up every week, so keep an eye here for the latest developments from the moon race!
And for the full skinny on everything that happens, follow the official feeds for team blogs, team social, and team videos. You can also sign up for the XPRIZE newsletter to get cool PRIZE news in your inbox!
[August 27th-September 2nd, 2013.]