Purdue Students Design Vehicle for Google Lunar X Prize

Students shoot for the moon in spacecraft contest
The Exponent (Purdue University)

After a semester of hard work and dedication, AAE 450 students are finally reaping the rewards. Students, faculty and a representative from NASA gathered Thursday morning to hear how the Project Xpedition Design Team plans to develop, test and fly the spacecraft they spent all semester designing.

The design project is being pursued as part of the Google Lunar X Prize contest. $25 million will be awarded to the winner of the contest, in which Purdue’s team has entered the running.

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Editors Note: I’m not sure which team this is, it might be LunaTrex.