Two Google Lunar X Prize teams are going to share a ride to the Moon next year

in news •  2 years ago

Two of the teams competing in the Google Lunar X Prize competition have agreed to share a ride to the Moon next year. The Japanese team, HAKUTO, announced today that Indian group Team Indus will carry its four-wheeled lunar rover to the Moon’s surface. Team Indus announced this month that its spacecraft — a lunar lander and rover combo — is slated to ride on a PSLV rocket, a proven vehicle developed by the Indian Space Research Organization. HAKUTO’s rover will ride to space on the lander Team Indus is developing.

http://www.theverge.com/2016/12/20/14023336/google-lunar-x-prize-teams-moon-pslv-rocket-hakuto-indus

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