Lunarxprize

02.23.15
Two Xprize rivals will share a trip to the Moon
02.23.15

Two Xprize rivals will share a trip to the Moon

Just because the Google Lunar Xprize is hotly contested doesn't mean that the competitors always h...

By J. Fingas,   02.23.15
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01.26.15
Lunar Xprize competitors get $5.25 million for reaching key milestones
01.26.15

Lunar Xprize competitors get $5.25 million for reaching key milestones

The Lunar Xprize challenge isn't just meant to reward the first team that lands a private rover on...

By J. Fingas,   01.26.15
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12.18.14
Google extends Lunar X Prize deadline to 2016
12.18.14

Google extends Lunar X Prize deadline to 2016

When Google launched the Lunar X Prize in 2007, the company planned to scrap the whole thing if no...

By M. Moon,   12.18.14
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10.22.14
Carnegie Mellon University scientists want to bring the moon closer with virtual reality
10.22.14

Carnegie Mellon University scientists want to bring the moon closer with virtual reality

Google's Lunar Xprize is still up for grabs, and researchers at Carnegie Mellon University think t...

By T. Seppala,   10.22.14
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10.09.12
Polaris rover will travel to the Moon in search of polar resources, try to survive the long lunar night
10.09.12

Polaris rover will travel to the Moon in search of polar resources, try to survive the long lunar night

The Polaris rover may look a little punk rock, but that mohawk is no fashion statement. It's for...

By J. Rigg,   10.09.12
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05.25.12
X Prize adopts NASA guidelines for protecting lunar heritage sites, Buzz Aldrin punch averted
05.25.12

X Prize adopts NASA guidelines for protecting lunar heritage sites, Buzz Aldrin punch averted

NASA hopes that one small step by Google's Lunar X Prize will eventually lead to a giant leap in p...

By J. Hidalgo,   05.25.12
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04.27.09
Researchers tout plans for moon greenhouse, Silent Running sequel
04.27.09

Researchers tout plans for moon greenhouse, Silent Running sequel

The Google Lunar X Prize obviously hasn't drawn quite the same number of competitors as some of the...

By D. Melanson,   04.27.09
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06.24.08
First team sets a date for Google Lunar X-Prize attempt
06.24.08

First team sets a date for Google Lunar X-Prize attempt

Just under a year after Google ponied up the money for the Lunar X Prize, there's a team set to att...

By Nilay Patel,   06.24.08
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