A private company you probably haven’t heard of just announced that it has the money it needs to shoot for the moon, literally.
Moon Express — one of the teams competing to win the $30 million Google Lunar X Prize — says that it has now raised enough money to build, test and launch its uncrewed MX-1E spacecraft to the lunar surface before the end of this year.
“We now have all the resources in place to shoot for the moon,” Moon Express CEO Bob Richards said in a statement.
In total, the company has raised more than $45 million in private funding for its moonshot. Read more…
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