Tag: Moon Express

Google's $20 Million Lunar Xprize For Landing On The Moon To End With No Winner

Google's Lunar Xprize competition will end on March 31 but no one will take home the coveted award. There were four contenders for the $20 million award but none of the finalists made the cut.

Space January 23, 2018

Here's How Moon Express Plans To Build Lunar Outpost, Harvest Lunar Rocks Using Robots

Florida-based private company Moon Express is seeking to deploy robotic landers in a planned series of missions to the moon. Here are details on its projected lunar outpost and moon mining initiatives.

Space July 13, 2017

Moon Express Wants To Deliver Goods To The Moon And Beyond

Moon Express is closer than ever to winning Google's $20 million prize, but the company's ambitions go much further. It plans to be among the first companies to provide commercial transportation to the moon.

Space July 13, 2017

Moon Express Gets One Step Closer To Mining The Moon With Enough Fund For First Lunar Trip

With enough funding, Moon Express may soon land on the moon, and eventually, mine lunar resources someday. The company is said to expand the Earth's economic sphere by discovering and using the resources on the lunar surface.

Space January 16, 2017

Book A Holiday On The Moon For $10,000: Moon Express Founder Says Lunar Flights Possible By 2026

The moon could be the target destination of romantic couples ten years from now. Moon Express founder Naveen Jain said space tourists may possibly land on lunar surface for just $10,000.

Space December 4, 2016

Moon Express Gets Approval For First Non-Government Lunar Mission In 2017

Moon Express has made history, becoming the first private company to gain permission to travel beyond Earth's orbit and straight to the moon.

Space August 4, 2016

NASA Releases Never-Before-Seen Photos Taken By Astronauts During Apollo Moon Mission

The Internet has, once again, made it possible for past, present and future generations to relive the magic of the Apollo lunar missions in the 1960s and 1970s. NASA uploaded over 8,400 photos documenting moon explorations in stunning high definition.

Space October 6, 2015

Moon Express Aims For First Commercial Moon Landing In 2017

Moon Express received a chunk of Google's Lunar XPRIZE Competition award for successful lander prototype test. In partnership with Rocket Lab, three planned launches were set in 2017.

Space October 3, 2015

Moon Express And NASA Look Toward Lunar Mining

Rare minerals and metals are low in supply and high in cost, but commercial trips to the moon could change all that.

Space March 14, 2015

Google picks 5 finalists for $6 mn Lunar XPrize: Who are they?

The Google Lunar XPrize has announced five finalist teams that will vie for Milestone Prizes amounting to $6 million.

Space February 23, 2014

Moon Express pulls cover off MX-1 Lunar Lander, eyeing Google Lunar XPRIZE

California-based Moon Express unveiled the MX-1 lunar lander that it aims to send to the moon, come 2015.

Space December 7, 2013

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