Google Lunar X PRIZE

Tim Pickens is the team leader for the Rocket City Space Pioneers.

Tim on the Mission of the Rocket City Space Pioneers.

Rocket City Space Pioneers lander and rover artists conceptionRocket City Space Pioneers lander and rover – artist’s conception.

The mission of the Rocket City Space Pioneers team, made up of Huntsville team members Dynetics (team leader), Teledyne Brown Engineering, Andrews Space, Spaceflight Services, Draper Laboratory, Moog, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, the University of Alabama in Huntsville, the Von Braun Center for Science & Innovation (VCSI) and the Huntsville Center for Technology (HCT), is to win the Google Lunar X PRIZE. This is a $30 million international competition to safely land a robot on the surface of the Moon, travel 500 meters over the lunar surface, and send images and data back to the Earth.

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