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Can a Silicon Valley Startup Land on the Moon? - Government Technology;

Can a Silicon Valley Startup Land on the Moon? - Government Technology

Government TechnologyCan a Silicon Valley Startup Land on the Moon?Government TechnologyMoon Express got the OK to proceed with plans to send a small robotic lander to explore the moon's surface in the fall of 2017. by Marisa Kendall, The Mercury News / August 5, 2016. Moon Express. (TNS) — In what could be a giant leap for commercial ...and more »

Naveen Jain's Moon Express to be first private firm to execute mission beyond earth's orbit - Times of India;

Naveen Jain's Moon Express to be first private firm to execute mission beyond earth's orbit - Times of India

Times of IndiaNaveen Jain's Moon Express to be first private firm to execute mission beyond earth's orbitTimes of IndiaCHENNAI: Naveen Jain, the Meerut, Uttar Pradesh-born entrepreneur whose Florida startup has just won the approval from the US government to land on the moon, believes there is a lot of work to be done on the moon. Moon Express, founded along with ...and more »

Next stop, the Moon: private company 'Moon Express' gets greenlight for 2017 - Christian Science Monitor;

Next stop, the Moon: private company 'Moon Express' gets greenlight for 2017 - Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorNext stop, the Moon: private company 'Moon Express' gets greenlight for 2017Christian Science MonitorThe Florida-based company is the first to get government permission to fly beyond Earth's orbit. By Roya Sabri, Staff August 3, 2016. close. The Apollo 11 Lunar Module ascent stage, with astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. aboard in 1969.and more »

The US is Going Back to the Moon; Moon Express Lunar Mission Approved - Nature World News;

The US is Going Back to the Moon; Moon Express Lunar Mission Approved - Nature World News

Nature World NewsThe US is Going Back to the Moon; Moon Express Lunar Mission ApprovedNature World NewsFor the first time, a private spaceflight company was granted permission to launch a mission beyond the Earth's orbit and land on the the moon. (Photo : NASA/Newsmakers). In 1969 man made the "giant leap for mankind" when Neil Armstrong first stepped ...and more »

Moon Express Scores US Approval For Private Lunar Mission in 2017 - Nature World News;

Moon Express Scores US Approval For Private Lunar Mission in 2017 - Nature World News

Nature World NewsMoon Express Scores US Approval For Private Lunar Mission in 2017Nature World NewsAstronaut David Scott gives salute beside the U.S. flag July 30, 1971 on the moon during the Apollo 15 mission. (Photo : NASA/Liaison/Getty Images). A private company has been granted approval to land on the moon. Florida-based Moon Express ...and more »

Private moonshot gets the green light from US authorities - The Register

Private moonshot gets the green light from US authoritiesThe RegisterThe United States' Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has cleared private moon-shot aspirant Moon Express for a 2017 lift-off. Moon Express says the approval makes it the first private company to venture beyond Earth orbit. It's not entirely right ...and more »

China's moon rover Yutu ends operations - The Space Reporter;

China's moon rover Yutu ends operations - The Space Reporter

The Space ReporterChina's moon rover Yutu ends operationsThe Space ReporterA camera aboard the Chang'e 3 lander captured this view of the Yutu rover in December 2013. Credit: Chinese Academy of Sciences/NAOC/Science and Application Center for Moon and Deepspace Exploration. 126. SHARES. ShareTweetGoogleReddit.and more »

Florida Company Gets One Bureaucratic Step Closer To Landing On The Moon - NPR;

Florida Company Gets One Bureaucratic Step Closer To Landing On The Moon - NPR

NPRFlorida Company Gets One Bureaucratic Step Closer To Landing On The MoonNPRIf you want to send something to the moon, the first thing you have to do is get through bureaucracy. Lots of it. That's what Moon Express Inc. is in the midst of right now. It intends to send a robot to the moon next fall. "It's called MX-1E, and it's ...and more »

First Private Company Given Right to Land on Moon, Exploit Resources - Big Think (blog);

First Private Company Given Right to Land on Moon, Exploit Resources - Big Think (blog)

Big Think (blog)First Private Company Given Right to Land on Moon, Exploit ResourcesBig Think (blog)On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon. On December 19, 1972, Gene Cernan became the last man to walk on it. That was the day the Apollo 17 mission -- and all manned lunar missions -- ended, dwarfed by the advent of ...and more »

China's Yutu rover dies on the moon - Spaceflight Now;

China's Yutu rover dies on the moon - Spaceflight Now

Spaceflight NowChina's Yutu rover dies on the moonSpaceflight NowA camera aboard the Chang'e 3 lander captured this view of the Yutu rover in December 2013. Credit: Chinese Academy of Sciences/NAOC/Science and Application Center for Moon and Deepspace Exploration. A Chinese rover sent to the moon in 2013 has ...and more »

Moon Express to land first private vehicle on the lunar surface in 2017 - Mother Nature Network (blog);

Moon Express to land first private vehicle on the lunar surface in 2017 - Mother Nature Network (blog)

Mother Nature Network (blog)Moon Express to land first private vehicle on the lunar surface in 2017Mother Nature Network (blog)A conceptual rendering of the Moon Express MX-1, which was recently given the green light by the FAA to become the first private spacecraft to land on the moon. (Photo: Moon Express). For the first time in the history of space exploration, a private ...and more »

Moon Express Will Go Where No Private Company Has Gone Before - Condé Nast Traveler;

Moon Express Will Go Where No Private Company Has Gone Before - Condé Nast Traveler

Condé Nast TravelerMoon Express Will Go Where No Private Company Has Gone BeforeCondé Nast TravelerFor 47 years, space travel has been the exclusive playground of governments: Only agencies from the United States, the Soviet Union, and China have sent missions to the moon and beyond. Yet for the past few years, it's looked like that was all about to ...and more »

US Gov Grants Permission for a Private Company to Land on the Moon - Salient News

US Gov Grants Permission for a Private Company to Land on the MoonSalient NewsIf you think the Space Race ended in the Cold War era, think again. The competition to make it to the moon is alive and well and this time, it's profitable. Yesterday, Florida-based Moon Express announced that they had been given U.S. government ...and more »

Private company Moon Express green-lit to launch first non-gov't lunar mission - UPI.com;

Private company Moon Express green-lit to launch first non-gov't lunar mission - UPI.com

UPI.comPrivate company Moon Express green-lit to launch first non-gov't lunar missionUPI.com"We chose to go to the moon because it's a great business," Moon Express co-founder Naveen Jain tweeted Wednesday. By Doug G. Ware | Aug. 3, 2016 at 6:18 PM. Comments 0 Comments. share with facebook. share with twitter. ESA astronaut Tim Peake ...and more »

China's First and Only Moon Rover, Yutu, is Officially Dead - autoevolution;

China's First and Only Moon Rover, Yutu, is Officially Dead - autoevolution

autoevolutionChina's First and Only Moon Rover, Yutu, is Officially DeadautoevolutionRemember the cute little lunar rover that was unveiled in front of a stock photo that depicted Europe being obliterated by a nuclear explosion? Well, in the three or so years since then, the rover became even cuter, especially after it spoke to its 600 ...and more »

Moon Express given permission to fly beyond Earth - Manufacturer.com;

Moon Express given permission to fly beyond Earth - Manufacturer.com

Manufacturer.comMoon Express given permission to fly beyond EarthManufacturer.comA computer rendering of the MX-1 probe on the way to the Moon. Image courtesy of Moon Express. Moon Express has become the first private enterprise given permission to fly beyond geostationary orbit. The US-based private spaceflight company intends to ...and more »

May I Go to the Moon, Please? - HowStuffWorks NOW;

May I Go to the Moon, Please? - HowStuffWorks NOW

HowStuffWorks NOWMay I Go to the Moon, Please?HowStuffWorks NOWA company called Moon Express is one step closer to sending a privately funded mission to the moon. Moon Express is one of 16 teams still participating in the Google Lunar X Prize competition, the goal of which is to send and land a rover on the moon's ...and more »

The first private spaceflight company is cleared for a moon landing - Astronomy Magazine;

The first private spaceflight company is cleared for a moon landing - Astronomy Magazine

Astronomy MagazineThe first private spaceflight company is cleared for a moon landingAstronomy MagazineThe U.S. government, for the first time ever, is allowing a private spaceflight company the ability to go to the Moon. A little-known company, Moon Express, announced that it received the “okay” to go to the Moon as confirmed by the Federal Aviation ...and more »

Moon Express: First private company given permission to fly to the moon - The Independent;

Moon Express: First private company given permission to fly to the moon - The Independent

The IndependentMoon Express: First private company given permission to fly to the moonThe IndependentThe first ever private mission to the moon is beginning – and it might be the beginning of our colonisation of space. The US government has given permission to a private Florida company to send a spaceship out of Earth's orbit and up to the moon.and more »

China's Yutu Moon Rover Has Died - Seeker;

China's Yutu Moon Rover Has Died - Seeker

SeekerChina's Yutu Moon Rover Has DiedSeekerSince its landing in December 2013, the Chang'e-3 rover has been exploring the lunar surface to prepare the nation for further exploration. By AFP. August 4, 2016. 11:53 AM EDT. Share on Facebook · Tweet this article · Email. China's troubled but ...and more »