Private plan to send Moon rover to Apollo 17 site

Private plan to send Moon rover to Apollo 17 site
 

A proposed private space mission is planning to visit Apollo 17's landing site on the Moon.
A German team wants to land a pair of rovers on the lunar surface to inspect the buggy left behind in 1972 on the last crewed mission to the Moon.
The group, called PT Scientists, is one of 16 teams vying for the $30m Google Lunar X-Prize.
It has signed a deal with launch broker Spaceflight Inc. to secure a ride on a commercial launcher.
The XPrize will award the first privately funded teams to land a robot on the Moon that travels more than 500 metres (1,640 ft) and transmits back high-definition... read more

 
30 November 2016 in World News, Views: 44
Source: BBC
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