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New Lunar Rover

Astrobotic Technology has revealed more information about its lunar rover.  This company is led by William “Red” Whitaker and hopes to win the $20 million Lunar X Prize. Earlier this month Astrobotic Technology unveiled the Moon Digger that they hope … Continue reading

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Moon Diggers

Astrobotic Technology, with some help from the Robotics Institute of Carnegie Mellon, has created a robot to compete in the The NASA Regolith Excavation Challenge.  The challenge will award $500,00 for the robot that can dump the most simulated moon … Continue reading

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Red Rover Shoots For Lunar X Prize

William “Red” Whitaker from Carnegie Mellon, the man that led the Carnegie Mellon team to win the  DARPA Urban Challenge, has a new goal.  That goal is to win the Lunar X Prize by putting a robot on the moon. … Continue reading

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