El optimismo del proyecto español más 'lunático'


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El Mundo ‘Eurêka’
BARCELONA MOON TEAM

(Spain)

EL OPTIMISMO DEL PROYECTO ESPAÑOL MÁS ‘LUNÁTICO’

Científicos de Barcelona aspiran a ganar un concurso de Google para enviar una nave a la Luna

Los componentes del Barcelona Moon Team, el discount viagra levitra equipo de científicos catalanes que compite en el concurso de Google para mandar una nave a la luna, están «muy animados» con la marcha de su proyecto. Así lo percibe Marc Zaballa, jefe adjunto del grupo, que este pasado miércoles llegó a Barcelona de vuelta de un encuentro en la Isla de Man con el resto de concursantes. En la isla, referente mundial en astronáutica por su fiscalidad favorable a los proyectos espaciales, se reunieron los 21 equipos participantes en el Google Lunar X Prize, que reta a profesionales de la industria del espacio a construir y lanzar a la Luna una nave y completar una serie de tareas de exploración. Del conocimiento del estado de otros proyectos se derivó el optimismo entre los miembros del equipo catalán, impulsado por Xavier Claramunt. Continue reading

Spaced out: Backyard inventors go head-to-head in Google's £20million competition to fly to the moon


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BARCELONA MOON TEAM

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SPACED OUT: BACKYARD INVENTORS GO HEAD-TO-HEAD IN GOOGLE’S £20MILLION COMPETITION TO FLY TO THE MOON

It was once a pursuit reserved for astronauts and top-secret government officials.
But now backyard inventors are hoping to land their own weird and wonderful spacecrafts on the moon after Google launched a £20million competition.
Nasa had previously estimated that viagra medication such voyages would cost more than £1billion – with some skeptics suggesting that it is almost impossible to even fly to the moon.

[...] The Barcelona Moon Team has entered a more tradition flying-saucer that was built by a jewelery designer. It has a body that resembles an upside down bow with flashing lights on the rim. [...] Continue reading

First Team Summit for the Barcelona Moon Team


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GLXP
BARCELONA MOON TEAM
(Spain)

FIRST TEAM SUMMIT FOR THE BARCELONA MOON TEAM

Last week was held in the Isle of Man the fourth Team Summit, the first with the Barcelona Moon team, as we entered the competition real viagra online in April 2010. Marc Zaballa, team associate leader, and Ed Chester, team technical advisor from the CTAE, assisted there and joined the rest of the teams to present the current status of the project of the BMT.

Marc and Ed  met the other team’s representatives and they came back very optimistic with the team’s chances to catch up the teams which have more than three years in their backs. Some interesting cooperations with other teams were also planned and some of the European teams assisting the Team Summit will join forces to ask ESA to commit with the prize, once NASA already did it during August announcing the Innovative Lunar Demonstrations Data (ILDD) which mainly benefits the American teams.

The teams were also invited to visit some space companies that are settled in the Isle of Man and also joined some youngsters very interested in space that were delighted to listen to the teams representatives personal stories!

Marc and Ed were also very glad to finally meet the XPF staff they knew mainly by email and look forward to working closer with them and the other teams to explain the world about this amazing competition.