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Micro-Space to compete in the 2008 X Prize Cup

Published by Rob on Tue Oct 30, 2007 9:31 pm
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Richard P. Speck recently announced that Micro-Space intend to compete in the 2008 X Prize Cup (XPC), NG Lunar Lander Competition.

Recently speaking in the General Micro-Space forum he said “Our plan is to ACTUALLY compete (both Level 1 and Level 2) in the X Prize Cup, NG Lunar Lander Competition in 2008. “

The 2007 event was held last weekend in New Mexico where hotly tipped favourites Armadillo Aerospace competed.

Full articles on Armadillo Aerospace’s attempts can be found at:

Armadillo Lunar Lander Challenge 2007 a Multimedia Tribute

Armadillo Aerospace Nearly Wins Northrop Grumman

Armadillo Aerospace, Experimental Lunar Lander Flight (Day1)

View the official Armadillo Aerospace Forum Here

Richard P. Speck went on to describe Micro-Space’s “Human Lunar Lander” saying it drew quite a lot of attention at this years XPC. He later added that “the displayed “Human Lunar Lander” is an eclectic combination of our production components and simulated parts to complete a mock up. But it is full size! Barely bigger than a telephone booth, this is a full scale Human Lunar Lander!”

To discuss General Micro-Space and the XPC please visit the General Micro-Space Forum Here
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