Government Approves Moon Express Mission

Government Approves Moon Express Mission

Moon Express Lander Moon Express Inc. recently became the first commercial enterprise to receive approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to venture beyond Earth’s orbit. The Wall Street Journal reports the FAA approved the company’s request...
Astrobotic Announces New Lunar Lander

Astrobotic Announces New Lunar Lander

Illustration of Astrobotic’s Peregrine lander.  Credit: Astrobotic Technology Astrobotic Technology is making moves as one of the leading teams competing for the Google Lunar X Prize. Recently the space robotics company announced a new design of its lunar lander...

X Prize Verifies Second Launch Contract

Credit: Rocket Lab According to a story on www.spacenews.com, The X Prize Foundation announced that it has verified a Moon Express launch contract, making the company the second with an approved deal needed to participate in the $30 million Google Lunar X Prize...