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Astrobotic Week in Review April 20-24 2015

Charles Rector's Weblog; May. 28, 2015; By Charles Rector
Type: News

The latest issue of what is supposed to be a weekly E-Newsletter:



April 20 – April 24, 2015



It has been a great week at Astrobotic.  Check out the latest news!


Monday, April 20

XPRIZE Contender Astrobotic Strives To Be FedEx To The Moon

Great story by TechCrunch and writer Tim Reyes who highlighted the mission and new technology aboard the mission.



Tuesday, April 21

Mouser Electronics, Inc. announced a partnership with celebrity engineer Grant Imahara and Astrobotic, to reveal the first of several Innovation Spotlight interviews as part of the Space Exploration Series and Empowering Innovation Together™ program.


Check out the Astrobotic Interviews:

 Interview with John Thornton, CEO and Grant Imahara

Interview with John Branthoover, Senior Electrical Engineer and Grant Imahara


Thursday, April 23

NASA announced that Astrobotic was selected by NASA’s Flight Opportunities Program to test the navigation technology that will guide Astrobotic’s first commercial soft landing on the Moon.  See Astrobotic’s Press Release for additional details on this exciting announcement.




ICYMI - Check out the Latest GE Rugged Video with Griffin and Andy Rover playing a leading role!

GE/Astrobotic Rugged Video





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