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Mar 18, 2014, 12:18 ET
Dr. Andrew Aldrin, President, Moon Express, Inc.  (PRNewsFoto/Moon Express)

Moon Express Names Andy Aldrin as President

 Moon Express, Inc. (MoonEx) has named Dr. Andrew Aldrin as President, bringing his 20+ years of business leadership and policy experience in...

Dec 05, 2013, 20:00 ET
The Moon Express "MX-1" robotic lunar lander spacecraft uses innovative exponential technologies and green fuels to reach the surface of the Moon from Earth orbit. (PRNewsFoto/Moon Express, Inc.)

Moon Express Unveils Breakthrough "MX-1" Commercial Lunar Lander

 Moon Express, Inc., a privately funded lunar resources company, unveiled its "MX-1" lunar lander spacecraft today as a breakthrough robotic...

Dec 03, 2013, 21:29 ET

Update: Moon Express Enables ILOA Citizen Science Collaboration on the Moon

The International Lunar Observatory Association (ILOA), a 501(c)3 organization based in Hawaii and led by American businessman and educator Steve...

Nov 26, 2013, 15:08 ET
NASA's "Mighty Eagle" prototype lunar lander, flying with Moon Express GNC software in closed loop free flight test at the Marshall Space Flight Center.  (PRNewsFoto/Moon Express, Inc.)

Moon Express Software Successfully Flies NASA "Mighty Eagle" Robotic Lunar Lander

Moon Express, a commercial lunar enterprise, announces a successful free flight test of its lunar lander software on NASA's "Mighty...

Sep 21, 2013, 13:46 ET
NASA's "Mighty Eagle" prototype lunar lander, flying with Moon Express GNC software in open loop test.  (PRNewsFoto/Moon Express, Inc.)

NASA Marshall Spaceflight Center Collaborates With Moon Express For Commercial Robotic Lunar Lander Development

 NASA Marshall Spaceflight Center (MSFC) is collaborating with Moon Express, Inc. to test the company's flight software on NASA's "Mighty...

Sep 05, 2013, 12:44 ET

Moon Express Announces Dr. Paul Spudis as Chief Scientist and Dr. Jack Burns as Science Advisory Board Chair

 Moon Express, Inc., a lunar resources company, announced today that leading planetary scientists Dr. Paul Spudis and Dr. Jack...

Jul 18, 2013, 20:12 ET
The International Lunar Observatory will be delivered by Moon Express to a Malapert Mountain site near the Moon's South Pole for Galaxy / astronomy observation and communication.  (PRNewsFoto/International Lunar Observatory Association and Moon Express, Inc.)

World's First Mission to the Moon's South Pole Announced by Moon Express, Inc. and the International Lunar Observatory Association

 The world's first mission to the South Pole of the Moon was announced today by the International Lunar Observatory Association (ILOA) and...

Jul 18, 2013, 20:02 ET
Moon Express launches 'The Moon is Me' Public Awareness Campaign.  (PRNewsFoto/Moon Express, Inc.)

Moon Express Opens Propulsion Development Facility in Huntsville, Alabama

 Moon Express, Inc., a lunar resource company, has announced the opening of a Propulsion Development Facility in Huntsville, Alabama, that...

May 28, 2013, 13:45 ET
ILO-X flight engineering test unit, designed & built for International Lunar Observatory Association by Moon Express, Inc.  (PRNewsFoto/International Lunar Observatory Association and Moon Express, Inc.)

International Lunar Observatory Association and Moon Express Unveil Worlds' First Privately Sponsored Lunar Telescope to be Launched into Space and to the Moon in 2015

The International Lunar Observatory Association (ILOA), based in Hawai`i and led by American businessman and educator Steve Durst, today unveiled...

Feb 14, 2013, 17:59 ET
Moon Express launches 'The Moon is Me' Public Awareness Campaign.  (PRNewsFoto/Moon Express, Inc.)

Rocket pioneer Tim Pickens joins Moon Express as Chief Propulsion Engineer and Establishes Huntsville Office

Moon Express, Inc., a provider of commercial and scientific missions to the Moon, announced today that award-winning rocket pioneer Tim Pickens...

Dec 20, 2012, 16:30 ET
Moon Express launches 'The Moon is Me' Public Awareness Campaign.  (PRNewsFoto/Moon Express, Inc.)

Moon Express acquires Rocket City Space Pioneers in Teaming Agreement with Dynetics for pursuit of the $30 Million Google Lunar X PRIZE

Moon Express, Inc., a provider of commercial and scientific missions to the Moon, announced today it has reached a Teaming Agreement with...

Aug 30, 2012, 08:00 ET
Moon Express launches 'The Moon is Me' Public Awareness Campaign.  (PRNewsFoto/Moon Express, Inc.)

Moon Express Hires Veteran Team From Space Industry To Pursue Commercial Lunar Missions

Moon Express, Inc., a provider of commercial and scientific missions to the Moon, has unveiled its senior technical team of veteran space industry...

Jul 12, 2012, 19:52 ET
Dr. James (Jimi) Crawford has joined Moon Express as Chief Technology Officer and Software Architect, reaching for the Moon with converging expertise in space technology, robotics and Artificial Intelligence.  (PRNewsFoto/Moon Express, Inc.)

Moon Express Hires Dr. James Crawford as Chief Technology Officer and Software Architect

 Moon Express, Inc., a provider of commercial and scientific missions to the Moon, announced today that Dr. James (Jimi) Crawford has joined...

May 30, 2012, 15:34 ET
Moon Express launches 'The Moon is Me' Public Awareness Campaign.  (PRNewsFoto/Moon Express, Inc.)

Moon Express, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Next Giant Leap, LLC

 Moon Express, Inc., a provider of commercial and scientific missions to the Moon, announced today that it has acquired Next Giant Leap, LLC...

Apr 24, 2012, 03:00 ET
Moon Express launches 'The Moon is Me' Public Awareness Campaign.  (PRNewsFoto/Moon Express, Inc.)

Renowned scientists join tech visionaries at Moon Express to mine the Moon for planetary resources

Moon Express, a Google Lunar X PRIZE contender, announced today that some of the world's leading planetary scientists have joined its Science...

Apr 23, 2012, 12:49 ET
Moon Express Lunar Lander Test Vehicle.  (PRNewsFoto/Moon Express, 2007 HTV image courtesy of NASA)

Moon Express Delivers Lunar Mission Design Report to NASA Detailing technical plans toward mining the Moon for precious planetary resources

Moon Express, a Google Lunar X PRIZE contender, announced today that it has successfully delivered a mission design package to NASA under its...

Mar 05, 2012, 17:59 ET
Moon Express launches 'The Moon is Me' Public Awareness Campaign.  (PRNewsFoto/Moon Express, Inc.)

NASA Awards Moon Express New Task in $10M Commercial Lunar Data Contract

 Moon Express, a Google Lunar X PRIZE contender, announced today that it has won an additional task order from NASA under its Innovative Lunar...

Dec 20, 2011, 16:59 ET
Moon Express software engineer Jake Forsberg readies the International Lunar Observatory precursor (ILO-X) for a global demonstration from the summit of Mauna Kea in Hawaii.  (PRNewsFoto/Moon Express)

International Lunar Observatory Association Demonstrates Lunar-Based Observation / Communication Device from Summit of Mauna Kea, Hawai'i

The International Lunar Observatory Association (ILOA), led by American businessman / educator Steve Durst, plans to place an astronomical...

Nov 29, 2011, 13:00 ET
Moon Express launches 'The Moon is Me' Public Awareness Campaign.  (PRNewsFoto/Moon Express, Inc.)

Moon Express Designs and Engineers Lunar Mission With Autodesk Software

 Moon Express, a Google Lunar X PRIZE contender, announced today that it has selected Autodesk design software to develop commercial lander...

Sep 09, 2011, 19:48 ET
Moon Express launches 'The Moon is Me' Public Awareness Campaign.  (PRNewsFoto/Moon Express, Inc.)

Moon Express Hires NASA-mentored FIRST Robotics Champions to Develop Lunar Robots

Moon Express, a Google Lunar X PRIZE contender, announced today that it has established the "Moon Express Robotics Lab for Innovation" (MERLIN)...

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