Google Lunar X-Prize Deadline Extended With Israeli Launch Contract

Credit: SpaceIL
A confirmed Israeli launch contract for a “rideshare” launch to the Moon has met the criteria for an extension of the Google Lunar X-Prize deadline until the end of 2017, setting the stage for an international space race for the first private landing there. SpaceIL, which purchased a slot on the...

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