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Masten Space Systems Wins $150k Lunar Lander Challenge Prize! October 8, 2009

Posted by Nick Azer in Google Lunar X Prize, Lunar Lander Challenge 2009, Masten Space Systems.
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The 2009 Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge has another winning team—Masten Space Systems!

The first year the competition has had two winners (and only the second year it’s had a winner at all), Mastens’ “Xombie” craft captured a Level One $150,000 purse yesterday (with their “Xoie” craft going for a Level 2 purse on October 28th-29th).

One of the best things about this is the slew of videos Masten produced of the effort—awesome coverage; gets me excited for the kind of coverage we could see from the Google Lunar X PRIZE teams :) Check out the video below, and a bunch of fun on-craft angles at their Youtube:

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