Astronaut Glove, LEAG Meeting, MoonBots, more
From the linked NASA IPP press release:
At least two competitors are expected, including Peter Homer, the winner of the competition held in 2007.
@selenokhod I uploaded a YouTube video -- Selenokhod at TvRoscosmos http://bit.ly/4xRqWW
@MoonBots: We're having a MoonBots planning call right now! Moonbots will be back!
Tentative Dates - 2nd International CanSat Competition in Madrid
Its Time To Push NASA Prizes Even Further - NASA Watch on a post from the JSC Advanced Planning Office Blog
Here are some Google Lunar X PRIZE team members presenting at the Annual Meeting of the Lunar Exploration Analysis Group (LEAG 2009) (PDF) being held November 16-19:
Wednesday, November 18, 2009, 1:15 p.m. Panel: Robotic Lunar Rover Prospectors
Whitaker W. (Carnegie Mellon Institute)
Poster Session: Cohanim B. Joyce M. Mosher T. Tuohy S. Cunio P.
TAKING THE NEXT GIANT LEAP. (PDF)
Poster Session: Richards R. D.
ODYSSEY MOON âM-1â MISSION OF OPPORTUNITYâ ENABLING SCIENCE, EXPLORATION AND COMMERCE. (PDF)
These are just the ones I noticed; I wouldn't be surprised if there are more there.
Briefs: EVA interviews Next Giant Leap; White Label Space team - RLV News
@VerySpatial GAW Contest - What country is the home to Lake Nasser? DM your answer by 11:59 PM PST for chance to win.
@bonnova New video: 106 sec. rocket engine hot fire http://bit.ly/3lCmGM
@LaserMotive Discussions have begun on holding the next phase of the competition. We will be there!
In my ongoing twitter management quest, I've updated some twitter searches at the top left of the Space Prizes blog to use Twitter Lists, and added some new lists. Some are links to other peoples' lists. The ones I've made are:
Space Elevator Games
Regolith Excavation Challenge
More Google Lunar X PRIZE
X PRIZE Foundation Space
X PRIZE Foundation Other
Digital Globes, Remote Sensing