月球快遞

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月球快遞
公司類型 私人
代表人物 杰恩(Naveen Jain)
總部 美國加州
产业 月球採擴
网站 www.moonexpress.com

月球快遞(Moon Express)是一間美國私人公司,由一群矽谷太空企業家所成立,以贏得Google月球X大獎,挖掘月球自然資源,獲得經濟價值為目標[1]

歷史[编辑]

2010年8月,杰恩(Naveen Jain)[2]巴尼·佩爾羅伯特·理查茲共同創立月球快遞[3] ,總部位於加州山景城,計劃推出商業用月球機器運輸和開採月球資源[4],包括稀土元素[1][5]

2016年6月,美國聯邦航空管理局批准該公司在2017年運送商業太空船至月球[6][7]


參考[编辑]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Hennigan, W.J. MoonEx aims to scour Moon for rare materials. Los Angeles Times. 2011-08-20 [2011-04-10]. MoonEx's machines are designed to look for materials that are scarce on Earth but found in everything from a Toyota Prius car battery to guidance systems on cruise missiles. ... The company is among several teams hoping to someday win the Google Lunar X Prize competition, a $30-million race to the Moon in which a privately-funded team must successfully place a robot on the Moon's surface and have it explore at least 1/3 of a mile. It also must transmit high definition video and images back to Earth before 2016. ... should be ready to land on the lunar surface by 2013. 
  2. Caulfield, Brian. Naveen Jain: 'Think Of The Moon As Just Another Continent'. Forbes. [August 16, 2011]. 
  3. Moon Express Announces First Successful Flight Test of Lunar Lander System Developed With NASA Partnership. Moon Express. [August 16, 2011]. 
  4. Knafo, Saki. The New Space Biz: Companies Seek Cash In The Cosmos. Huffington Post. July 22, 2011 [August 16, 2011]. 
  5. Moving the heaven to get some rare earth. Chennai, India: The Hindu. June 2, 2011 [June 7, 2011]. 
  6. Pasztor, Andy. U.S. Set to Approve Moon Mission by Commercial Space Venture. The Wall Street Journal. June 5, 2016 [June 6, 2016]. 
  7. Florida Company Gets Approval to Put Robotic Lander on Moon. The New York Times. 4 August 2016. 

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