Armadillo Aerospace achieved a major milestone for both itself and NASA’s Centennial Challenges program.
Science and Technology Committee Ranking Member Ralph Hall (R-TX) today recognized Armadillo Aerospace for winning the first level of the Lunar Lander Challenge.
Since 2006, Armadillo Aerospace has made an annual late-October trek west from its Dallas-area base of operations to New Mexico to compete in the Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge, run by the X Prize Foundation with prize money provided by NASA’s Centennial Challenges program.
Less than a month after its public debut, the Rocket Racing League is putting a bigger, more powerful prototype plane through its first flight tests - and the results are so impressive that the craft's rocket engine will be adopted as the standard for another five racers, the league's chief executive officer says.
We've just released a new KMZ file that lets you explore the Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge right from your laptop.
Ten teams are gearing up for a fall competition to present a vehicle of their own design that can simulate trips between the moon's surface and lunar orbit.
The X PRIZE Foundation today announced that ten teams will compete in the 2008 Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge, which will take place at Holloman Air Force Base in Alamogordo, New Mexico, October 24-25, 2008.
The X PRIZE Foundation today announced that the 2008 Lunar Lander Challenge will take place at Holloman Air Force Base in Alamogordo, New Mexico, October 24-25, 2008.
The rocketeers at Armadillo Aerospace, thwarted by engine problems and other mechanical failures, left this year's X Prize Cup empty-handed after their spacecraft burst into flames on ignition Sunday.
We can ask some of the very important questions that will allow us to analyze this prize program as a whole, questions like: What did NASA put into this? What did they get out of it? And what is that worth?