Moon

Xprize is relaunching its Moon challenge without Google, but they need a new sponsor

The deadline for Google’s Lunar Xprize passed just days ago without a winner, but the lengthy 10-year competition to send a robot to the Moon’s surface had known for months that none of th

Omega takes us to the Dark Side with their new moonwatch

Omega has just announced a new version of their iconic Moonwatch, the chronograph that was worn most notably by Neil Armstrong on the surface of the moon. Their new model, the Dark Side of the Moon Ap

Everything SpaceX revealed about its updated plan to reach Mars by 2022

“The future is vastly more exciting and interesting if we’re a space-faring species than if we’re not,” Musk said as he took the stage. “It’s about believing in the

Lockheed Martin’s Mars Base Camp would stage Mars surface missions

Lockheed Martin shared more information about its Mars Base Camp (MBC) architecture and operation plans at this year’s International Astronautical Congress, as reported by Space. The concept ima

GoodTime nabs $2M to match job applicants with interviewers to save time and build rapport

Despite countless attempts and millions in venture capital, the calendar, one of the most ubiquitous work tools, has remained largely unchanged for as long as I can remember. Rather than overwrite the

NASA is using Intel’s deep learning to build better moon maps

NASA’s Frontier Development Lab collects a lot of data. It’s one of the main things it does when it’s not landing things on other things. But actually deriving useful information from all the da

Crunch Report | NBCUniversal Invests $500 Million in Snap

NBCUniversal invests $500 million in Snap, Jeff Bezos has plans for a Moon expedition, Uber plans to turn its app into a content marketplace and more Uber troubles. All this on Crunch Report.

Crunch Report | SpaceX Is Flying Two People Around the Moon

SpaceX is looking to fly two people around the moon and back late next year, Handle is Boston Dynamics' newest robot, Pocket is Mozilla's first acquisition, Uber fires exec for undisclosed harassment

Crunch Report | Nintendo Switch Hits the Market on March 3

Nintendo Switch to hit the market on March 3, San Francisco District Attorney brings lawsuit against Lily, Moon Express is going to the Moon and Microsoft buys AI startup Maluuba. All this on Crunch R

Moon Express raises $20M in Series B-1, fully funds trip to the Moon

Moon Express, a company competing in the Google Lunar X-Prize, has raised $20 million in a Series B-1 round and announced that they’ve now fully financed their maiden mission to the moon. With the l

Crunch Report | Donald Trump Is 45th President of U.S.

Reactions to Trump as president, GoPro is recalling the GoPRo Drone, TeamIndus is a team of 100 engineers in India trying to get to the moon, Twitter gets twice the amount of traffic on election night

This Indian team plans to be the first private company to land on the moon

TeamIndus, a private company located in Bangalore, India, is the one and only Indian entrant into the Google Lunar X-Prize, the international competition to land a private spacecraft on the moon. For

Moon Express becomes first private company to receive permission to go to the moon

Moon Express has officially become the first private company in the world to receive permission to travel beyond Earth’s orbit. After months of conversations with government officials, the company

Moon photobombs the Earth in rare images captured by NASA

A NASA camera on board the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite captured a rare lunar transit across the face of a sunlit Earth. The images, which feature a fully lit far side of the moon

China Just Released True Color HD Photos Of The Moon

This month, the China National Space Administration released all of the images from their recent moon landing to the public. There are now hundreds and hundreds of never-before-seen true color, high

Researchers Want To Send Us To The Moon Using Robots And Oculus Rift

A researcher at Carnegie Mellon University, Daniel Shafrir, and his team want to do something incredible: they want to send a rover to the moon and then let us, the Earthlings, control it and look out

We've Produced 295 Exabytes Of Data So Far, Enough To Stack CDs Past The Moon

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/stackofcds.jpg" />Oh, you didn't know? Humans truly entered the digital age in 2002. That's when “worldwide digital storage capacity ov

Japan Seems Ready To Invest $2.3 Billion To Send Robots To The Moon

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/sohla_moon.jpg" /> We reported about the plans <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/03/09/japan-plans-to-let-robots-and-humans-work-h

Apollo 16 site photographed from orbit

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/lro_apollo16_noon.jpg" /> I love seeing the <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/07/17/apolllo-landing-sites-spied-from-the-lro/">shot

Is this the first plane on the Moon?

This image is proof that opening up space travel to private industry will speed up colonization and tourism. Apparently there’s already flights on the moon. That or a plane just so happened to g
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