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Armadillo Aerospace Wins Lunar Lander Challenge Prize (Level 2)! September 13, 2009

Posted by Nick Azer in Armadillo Aerospace, Google Lunar X Prize, lander, Lunar Lander Challenge 2008, Lunar Lander Challenge 2009.
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They’ve done it again: after being the first team to win a prize in the annual Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge last year, Armadillo Aerospace had another successful attempt in their 2009 effort yesterday:

They claimed a Level 2 prize. Next week, Masten Space Systems will be doing their own Level One prize attempt, with several attempts at the Level 2 coming in October, followed by Unreasonable Rocket‘s shot at both prizes at the end of the month.

For a lot more great videos on yesterday, check out the official X PRIZE Launch Pad post on it :)

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1. Masten Space Systems Wins $150k Lunar Lander Challenge Prize! « Luna C/I: Moon Colonization and Integration - October 8, 2009

[…] first year the competition has had two winners (and only the second year it’s had a winner at all), Mastens’ “Xombie” […]

2. JK Fowler - November 11, 2009

Hi there. Thought you might be interested in this: http://jkfowler.com/2009/11/11/armadillo/ . Cheers, JK


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