Friday, August 10, 2012

Barcelona Moon Team contracts with Great Wall

Long March 2C/CTS-2 booster [].

Great Wall Industry Corporation of China will send the Spanish Google Lunar X-PRIZE team's lunar rover to the moon in June 2014, according to the Galactic Suite company which heads the "Barcelona Moon Team" that is competing in the Google Lunar X Prize contest.

The rover will be launched by a Long March 2C/CTS-2 rocket from China's Xichang Satellite Launch Center. The Google Lunar X-PRIZE challenges participants to create a robot that can move over the lunar surface and send live images back to Earth before December 2015.

(WIRED, August 9, 2012)

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