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South Korea's Armadillo-T electric car folds up

Small and light all-electric car can fold down to almost half its length for easier parking. Speed demons might want to look elsewhere, however.

By Aug. 23, 2013

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Armadillo Aerospace tries again for $2 million lunar lander challenge

Ten teams, including Doom creator John Carmack's Armadillo Aerospace, sign up once again to compete in the NASA-sponsored Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge, a contest to simulate a moon landing in the New Mexico desert.

By Aug. 5, 2008

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KLD updates electric motor for 21st-century cars

Startup company KLD Energy Technologies developed OneDrive, a new electric drivetrain for cars that the company insists is much more efficient than those currently on the market.

By Aug. 23, 2013

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Twitter grammar police say musicians can't write

A writing enhancement startup called Grammarly decides to analyze celebrities' tweets. Musicians are, it seems, even worse writers than politicians.

By Jun. 5, 2013

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'Doom' creator wins first stage of lunar challenge

Armadillo Aerospace has won $350,000 by completing the first stage of the Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge to improve people's ability to jet around the moon.

By Oct. 27, 2008

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Lunar rover flies, then falls

Armadillo Aerospace is the lone competitor in NASA's $2 million Lunar Lander Challenge and it almost won some money Saturday.

By Oct. 27, 2007

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No winner for NASA lunar challenge

Armadillo Aerospace, the space company founded by "Doom" creator John Carmack, was the lone competitor in NASA's contest, but flamed out in the end.

By Oct. 28, 2007

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Next try for $2 million lunar-landing challenge

Ten teams, including Doom creator's Armadillo Aerospace, sign up once again to compete in a NASA-sponsored contest to simulate a moon landing in the New Mexico desert.

By Aug. 5, 2008

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Spaceport America: Not just 'rich people in space'

Crave's Nerdy New Mexico series strolls the 10,000-foot-long runway at Spaceport America, home to Virgin Galactic and a nascent hub for a new space tourism industry.

By May. 1, 2012

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Life-size Google Android robot is controlled by your smart phone

What do you get when some clever Japanese robot experts get their hands on the Android operating system? A real-life Google android, of course.

By Sep. 29, 2010