Galactic Suite Moon Race unveils new lander and rover modules

Galactic Suite Moon Race . Barcelona Moon Team Unveils New Lander and Rover Modules

Press Release
Galactic Suite
BARCELONA MOON TEAM

(Spain)

The Spanish team has selected European Robotics Week to present the robot they will send to the moon in pursuit of winning the $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE.

MADRID (​​November28, 2013)–Barcelona Moon Team, the Spanish team registered in the $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE, presented today its lander and rover modules during the European Robotics Week.

The Google Lunar XPRIZE, the largest incentivized competition to date, challenges privately funded teams from around the world to land a robotic spacecraft on the moon. Once landing on the moon, the robot must travel 500 meters and transmit high-definition video and images back to Earth. The Google Lunar XPRIZE is one of four active competitions from the XPRIZE Foundation, the leading organization solving the world’s Grand Challenges by creating and managing large-scale, incentivized competitions to bring about technological breakthroughs for the benefit of humanity. Continue reading