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News Archive / Tagged: ALHAT

  • Moon Express prepares to test hardware at NASA’s Shuttle Landing Facility

    Jason RhianNovember 4th, 2014

    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla — Moon Express, one of the primary competitors under the Google Lunar XPRIZE or “GLXP” – is poised to begin vehicle testing of the team’s MX-1 spacecraft. To help them gain critical data regarding the flight characteristics of the toroidal-shaped (think donut) spacecraft, Moon Express Inc. (Moon Ex), will conduct testing at NASA’s […]

  • NASA announces Commercial Lunar lander inititative

    Jason RhianJanuary 19th, 2014

    In an effort to further NASA’s increasing involvement with commercial companies, the space agency has announced that it is researching opportunities to have commercial companies develop spacecraft capable of landing on the Moon.