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Round 'Em Up -- GLXP Team Videos!

15 Apr 2011, 17:58 UTC
Round 'Em Up -- GLXP Team Videos!
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Many of the Google Lunar X PRIZE have ramped up on regularly posting great videos about their teams, robots, and missions -- what a great excuse to start a weekly video roundup of team videos! Barcelona Moon Team, Plan B, Penn State Lunar Lion Team, ARCA, Euroluna, and Next Giant Leap all posted videos in the past week, ranging from technical discussions and prototype footage to an animated robot that reports on the latest team news. Without further ado...

Barcelona Moon Team posted a video of constructing their latest prototype. Bigger wheels! Retracting wheel action!

Plan B also added a video about their rover prototype. They are building their frame using aluminum (later to be aluminum/carbon fiber hybrid) and discuss the current design of the wheels.

The Penn State Lunar Lion Team discusses trade-off studies that students are conducting for launch vehicles. "This is a whole new game. This is something that hasn't been done in 40 years."

ARCA continues to document their massive undertaking in building a supersonic aircraft from scratch. Pretty impressive, really. They are currently working with "T2" molds which will eventually form a major part of the airframe of the aircraft. Visit their ...

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