Finalists of Lunar XPRIZE Contest named
Finalists of Lunar XPRIZE Contest named

Finalists of Lunar XPRIZE Contest named

Названы финалисты конкурса Lunar XPRIZE (3 фото) Announced as early as September 13, 2007, the Google Lunar XPrize international competition is nearing its climax. According to the terms of the project, the competitors needed to build a rover and send it to the moon. That team, whose lunar rover will make a soft landing, will cover a distance of at least 500 meters along the satellite’s surface and be able to transmit the captured photo and video materials to the Earth, will receive $ 20 million. All this must be completed before the end of 2017 and its contracts for launching the rover in five teams out of sixteen were able to confirm the deadlines. The finalists included: – Team from Israel SpaceIL. The launch of the robotic vehicle (shown in the title photo) is planned to be carried out using the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at the end of 2017.- The American startup Moon Express will launch through cooperation with Rocket Lab at the end of 2017; – The international Synergy Moon team to launch its own spacecraft and the rover will launch the Interorbital Systems rocket in the second half of 2017.- The Indian Team Indus team will use the services of a PSLV carrier rocket of domestic production in December 2017.- The Lunokhod from the Japanese Hakuto team will start working together spot with Indian rover on the same rocket PSLV due raydsheringovomu signed contract. 8caa42f5a9df53968033bf99609e44f68caa42f5a9df53968033bf99609e44f68caa42f5a9df53968033bf99609e44f6

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