Google Lunar X Prize

April 5, 2019

SpaceIL lander enters lunar orbit

WASHINGTON — SpaceIL announced April 4 that its Beresheet spacecraft has entered orbit around the moon, setting the stage for a landing attempt in a week. […]
February 19, 2019

Watch Israel’s historic moon launch live

Israel will attempt to make history this week when it launches a ship into outer space. When it lands on the moon, Israel will become only the fourth […]
January 25, 2017

Five finalists will try to land a spacecraft on the Moon this year to win the Google Lunar X Prize

They have booked rides to space, but they need to launch before December 31st From a group of 16 contestants, five teams are officially moving forward […]
January 14, 2017

This private company wants to launch to the moon, and it has the money to do it

A private company you probably haven’t heard of just announced that it has the money it needs to shoot for the moon, literally. Moon Express — […]
May 30, 2013

Moon telescope to offer new views of Earth and space

A telescope that is set to launch to the moon in 2015 will allow the public to go on the Internet and view the Earth from […]
April 4, 2013

Upstart Company Wants to Deliver Your Stuff to the Moon

“I believe the first trillionaires will come from space,” said entrepreneur Bob Richards, clutching a small plastic model of the moon he was given as a gift. Richards, […]
January 23, 2013

A New Fleet Of Robot Asteroid Prospectors Will Launch By 2015

Another new asteroid mining venture plans to send fleets of small spacecraft to rendezvous with space rocks, aiming to harvest their contents. That makes two startups […]