Ames Tests Common Spacecraft Bus to be Used by Odyssey Moon for Google Lunar X Prize

Tests Running On Common Spacecraft Bus
Aviation Week & Space Technology

“The 68-kilogram (150-pound) HTV is a step toward fulfilling what Ames director S. Pete Worden, a veteran of the Air Force’s Clementine minisat mission and fast-paced Responsive Space Program, envisions for quick, cheap missions to the moon, rendezvous with asteroids, Earth observation or any of a dozen other space chores….

“On the private space front, Odyssey Moon Ventures will tap the Common Spacecraft Bus team for technology as it pursues the $30 million Google Lunar X-Prize.”