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A Japanese Startup Will Try to Land on the Moon Next Year

Going to the Moon is officially hip again, thanks in no small part to Google, which is offering £16 million to the first private company that can land on our nearest neighbour, roll around a bit, and beam images back to Earth. The latest contender for that sweet sweet X-Prize money is Japan, which has just obtained a launch vehicle for the shiny metal cheese grater rover it plans to send to the Moon late next year. Read More >>

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German Mission to the Moon Will Prove the Apollo Landings Weren’t a Hoax

A German Lunar X-Prize team has announced its intentions to send two mobile probes to the Moon to inspect the lunar rover left behind by the Apollo 17 mission. Finally, something that’ll get the Moon landing conspiracy nutters to shut the hell up. Read More >>

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J.J. Abrams Continues Galactic Takeover, Now Producing Google Lunar XPrize Documentary

Star Wars: The Force Awakens may be one of the highest grossing films of all time, but that doesn’t mean J.J. Abrams is finished using space as a canvas. Read More >>