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  • Moon Express on recent expansion: ‘We’re committed to the Space Coast’

    Jason RhianJuly 13th, 2016

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Moon Express Inc., one of the competitors under the $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE, announced on Tuesday, July 12, that it had entered into an agreement with the U.S. Air Force's 45th Space Wing to license the historic Space Launch Complexes 17 and 18 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

  • Moon Express’ Richards talks commercialization of Space Coast

    Jason RhianSeptember 14th, 2015

    Moon Express’ Bob Richards is interested in commercial space efforts. He noted more firms with an interest in the privatization, such as Blue Origin, are emerging, and eyeing Florida's Space Coast as a place to set up shop. The space entrepreneur spoke to Spaceflight Insider about the changing dynamic at the Cape.

  • Moon Express to develop SLC-36 for MX-1 lunar lander

    SpaceFlight InsiderJanuary 22nd, 2015

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla – An Agreement announced by commercial space company Moon Express means that a capital investment  estimated at approximately $500,000 along with an additional 25-50 new jobs for Florida’s Space Coast. The company expects that investments could grow to millions of dollars and hundreds of jobs. Perhaps of greater significance is the fact that the commercial firm has […]