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Google Prize Fully Financing First Private Moon Mission - Daily Caller

Google Prize Fully Financing First Private Moon MissionDaily CallerPrivate space exploration company Moon Express reportedly has the cash and the willpower to land a rover on the moon and collect $30 million in prize money put up by Google. Moon Express secured an additional $20 million in funding from private ...and more »

'Moon Express' Secures Funding in Race to Mine the Moon - Breitbart News;

'Moon Express' Secures Funding in Race to Mine the Moon - Breitbart News

Breitbart News'Moon Express' Secures Funding in Race to Mine the MoonBreitbart NewsLed by CEO Bob Richards, the company is determined to secure the resources of what Richards calls “the unexplored eighth continent” in order to bring “precious resources, metals, and moon rocks” back to Earth. With this latest $20 million, he claims ...and more »

A trip to the moon? You might pick up a lift with Moon Express in the near future - TechRadar;

A trip to the moon? You might pick up a lift with Moon Express in the near future - TechRadar

TechRadarA trip to the moon? You might pick up a lift with Moon Express in the near futureTechRadarSpace startup Moon Express has finalised its plans to send rockets and landers to the moon, as 2017's race to return to the moon for the first time in 40 years hots up. This new moon fever has been triggered by a $20m Lunar X-Prize fund that's offering ...and more »

Lunar mining firm Moon Express funds first trip to “eighth continent

Lunar mining firm Moon Express funds first trip to “eighth continent" - Alphr

AlphrLunar mining firm Moon Express funds first trip to “eighth continent"AlphrThe company has managed to raise $20 million (£17 million) in a Series B-1 funding round, which brings its total reserves up to more than $45 million (£37 million). The rest of that has been made up from a mixture of private and venture funds ...and more »

This Company Wants To Mine The Moon. Now It Has The Money To Get There - Newsy;

This Company Wants To Mine The Moon. Now It Has The Money To Get There - Newsy

NewsyThis Company Wants To Mine The Moon. Now It Has The Money To Get ThereNewsyMoon Express is the first private firm to get permission from the U.S. government to land on the moon. ShareTweetEmail · SMS. Flash plugin failed to load. Share Video. http://www.newsy.com/stories/space-company-gets-funding-needed-to-go-to-the-moon/.and more »

Who owns the moon? Competition heats up for Google's Lunar X Prize. - Christian Science Monitor;

Who owns the moon? Competition heats up for Google's Lunar X Prize. - Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorWho owns the moon? Competition heats up for Google's Lunar X Prize.Christian Science MonitorJanuary 14, 2017 —A small step for a private company might turn out to be a giant leap in the new commercial space race to the moon. The US-based Moon Express announced on Friday that it has all the funding it needs to land its first rover on the moon.and more »

Florida Company Secures Money for Moon Trip - Newsmax;

Florida Company Secures Money for Moon Trip - Newsmax

NewsmaxFlorida Company Secures Money for Moon TripNewsmaxA Florida-based company that hopes to mine Helium-3 from the moon has secured the full funding needed to make its first trip there, and is vying for Google's Lunar X Prize for becoming the first privately funded team to land a spacecraft on the lunar ...and more »

Company That Wants To Mine The Moon Gets Enough Money For Maiden Lunar Flight - Tech Times;

Company That Wants To Mine The Moon Gets Enough Money For Maiden Lunar Flight - Tech Times

Tech TimesCompany That Wants To Mine The Moon Gets Enough Money For Maiden Lunar FlightTech TimesMoon Express, one of the competitors of the Google Lunar X Prize, has secured additional funding for its maiden trip to the lunar surface. The company plans to mine Helium-3 from the moon. ( Moon Express | Facebook ). Florida-based company Moon ...and more »

Moon Express reportedly has the money for moonshot – but launch is up in the air - GeekWire;

Moon Express reportedly has the money for moonshot – but launch is up in the air - GeekWire

GeekWireMoon Express reportedly has the money for moonshot – but launch is up in the airGeekWireMoon Express selfie An artist's conception shows Moon Express' lander extending its robotic arm to take a “selfie” of the spacecraft on the lunar surface with Earth in the background. (Credit: Moon Express). An executive at Moon Express has been widely ...and more »

A private space company you probably don't know has enough money to land on the moon - Mashable;

A private space company you probably don't know has enough money to land on the moon - Mashable

MashableA private space company you probably don't know has enough money to land on the moonMashableA 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 — one of the teams competing to win the $30 million Google Lunar X Prize — says that it has now raised enough ...and more »

'We are go': Moon mining firm raises enough money for maiden flight - RT;

'We are go': Moon mining firm raises enough money for maiden flight - RT

RT'We are go': Moon mining firm raises enough money for maiden flightRTA Silicon Valley-based company hoping to one day extract the Moon's natural resources has raised enough money to fund its mission to the space rock. TrendsViral. Moon Express has reportedly brought its total funding to $45 million and could soon ...and more »

Moon Express Can Now Pay Its Way to the Moon - Popular Mechanics;

Moon Express Can Now Pay Its Way to the Moon - Popular Mechanics

Popular MechanicsMoon Express Can Now Pay Its Way to the MoonPopular MechanicsSilicon Valley entrepreneurs and veterans of the space industry founded Moon Express with the goal of sending a probe to the Moon, mining it for valuable minerals, and bringing them back to Earth. And they've just taken a major step toward achieving ...and more »

Moon Express closes funding for private moon shot - Florida Today;

Moon Express closes funding for private moon shot - Florida Today

Florida TodayMoon Express closes funding for private moon shotFlorida TodayCape Canaveral-based Moon Express on Friday announced it has secured $20 million in new investment that ensures the company can attempt to launch a small robotic lander to the moon as soon as the end of this year. “We now have all the resources in ...and more »

To the Moon! Private Team Fully Funded for Google Lunar X Prize Race - Space.com;

To the Moon! Private Team Fully Funded for Google Lunar X Prize Race - Space.com

Space.comTo the Moon! Private Team Fully Funded for Google Lunar X Prize RaceSpace.comOne of the teams vying to win a $30 million race to the moon has locked up all the funding needed for its lunar mission, team members said. Moon Express — one of five teams still competing for the Google Lunar X Prize (GLXP) — has secured $20 million ...and more »

Moon Express fully funded for Google Lunar X Prize bid - SpaceNews;

Moon Express fully funded for Google Lunar X Prize bid - SpaceNews

SpaceNewsMoon Express fully funded for Google Lunar X Prize bidSpaceNewsMoon Express's MX-1 lander. Credit: Moon Express artist's concept A revised version of the MX-1 lander (above), called the MX-1E, is on track to launch this year after Moon Express closed a $20 million financing round. Credit: Moon Express artist's ...and more »

Mountain View firm plans moon mining after first launch this year: report - SiliconBeat;

Mountain View firm plans moon mining after first launch this year: report - SiliconBeat

SiliconBeatMountain View firm plans moon mining after first launch this year: reportSiliconBeatThe first company to get federal approval for a trip to the moon now has enough money for a launch and plans to blast off later this year, a new report said. Mountain View's Moon Express intends to mine the moon, along with pursuing research ...and more »

Lunar mining firm Moon Express funds first trip to “eighth continent

Lunar mining firm Moon Express funds first trip to “eighth continent" - PC Authority

PC AuthorityLunar mining firm Moon Express funds first trip to “eighth continent"PC AuthorityMoon Express, the US startup that last year announced plans to mine the moon's natural resources, has fully funded its maiden mission. The company has managed to raise $20 million in a Series B-1 funding round, which brings its total reserves up to ...and more »

Moon Express raised enough funds for trip to the Moon - Astronomy Magazine;

Moon Express raised enough funds for trip to the Moon - Astronomy Magazine

Astronomy MagazineMoon Express raised enough funds for trip to the MoonAstronomy MagazineThe California-based American team for the international Google Lunar X Prize competition, Moon Express, has made its next milestone in the competition. Moon Express has raised enough money for the trip to the Moon, raising a total of $45 million so ...and more »

Moon Express says it's raised the money for a commercial trip to the Moon - RedOrbit;

Moon Express says it's raised the money for a commercial trip to the Moon - RedOrbit

RedOrbitMoon Express says it's raised the money for a commercial trip to the MoonRedOrbitBacked by captains of the tech industry and veterans of space exploration, Moon Express has successfully sourced the funds it needs to achieve its stated goal of sending a mission to the moon for commercial purposes. The company announced it was ...and more »

Moon Express gets closer to mining the lunar surface - Daily Mail;

Moon Express gets closer to mining the lunar surface - Daily Mail

Daily MailMoon Express gets closer to mining the lunar surfaceDaily MailLast year, Moon Express announced its plans to set up a mine on the moon to bring back precious resources, including metals and moon rocks. And the firm looks to be one step closer to reaching its goal. Moon Express has now completed a £16.6 million ...and more »