Lunar Lander Challenged

One small step for NASA, One giant leap for the X Prize

X Prize Rocket Men

The August issue of Popular Mechanics has a good story on Armadillo Aerospace and its quest to win Lunar Lander Challenge, among other quests.

The cover line is X Prize Rocket Men. The article makes it sound like Armadillo is mostly interested in exploding engines and crashing vehicles, but the quote from X Prize eXecutive board member Gregg Maryniak is encouraging: “I don’t want to jinx them by saying they’re the favorite, but the requirements for this contest happen to be pretty close to what they’ve been doing for the last few years.”

Written by spacefaring

July 13, 2006 at 11:39 pm

Posted in lunar lander

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