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Google Lunar XPrize: Lander testing with Moon Express at the Kennedy Space Center

Moon Express is taking a different approach to the $30 million Google Lunar XPrize. To see its prototype lunar lander in action, we visited the team at Cape Canaveral.

By January 22, 2015

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Rosetta's lost lander drills into comet as battery drains

The Rosetta mission's successful comet landing turns bittersweet as the Philae lander ekes out as much science as possible before losing power and slipping into sleep.

By November 14, 2014

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Buy a spare Mars Viking lander project rocket engine

Get a head start on building your very own 1970s-style Mars orbiter by snapping up an engine built for NASA's Viking project.

By September 16, 2014

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Google Lunar XPrize: Blasting off with Moon Express at Kennedy Space Center

Moon Express is gunning for the $20 million Google Lunar XPrize. We went down to Florida to watch a test of the team's lunar lander and to get an early look at its historic new facility.

By January 22, 2015

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$5.25 million awarded to five Google Lunar XPrize teams with the right stuff

There's still $30 million up for grabs in the Google Lunar XPrize, but five teams have taken home interim prizes totaling $5.25 million to help them on their way.

By January 26, 2015

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Dogged Beagle 2 probe found on Mars after a decade of mystery

Photos from orbit show the plucky probe landed right where it was supposed to.

By January 16, 2015

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Missing Beagle found on Mars?

No, it's not Snoopy's long-lost cousin; it's a spaceship that hasn't been seen or heard from in more than 10 years. News to be released on Friday might change that.

By January 13, 2015

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What next for the future tech of 2014?

The year gone by brought us more robots, worries about artificial intelligence, and difficult lessons on space travel. The big question: where's it all taking us?

By December 31, 2014

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Google Lunar XPrize: Astrobotic's rover rakes in $750,000

As one of the commercial teams racing to get to the moon, Pittsburgh-based Astrobotic successfully tests its lunar rover prototype, getting a big, fat check in the Milestone Prize phase of the competition.

By December 24, 2014

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Hoverboards and hobbits: 10 geek events of 2014 that rocked our nerdy world

From Groot swings to jetpacks, 2014 goosed our geeky hearts with zombie-proof cabins, comets, "Star Wars" and delicious crowdfunded potato salad.

By December 17, 2014