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Saturday, November 25, 2006|
dreammaker has submitted a short review of his experience at the XCup. You can read it here.
From Announcing the Wirefly X Prize Cup page, describing some of the:
The Vertical Rocket Challenge is another lunar-landing-technology-focused competition
The primary differences between the Vertical Lander Challenge and the Lunar Lander Challenge are the minimum time of flight (90 vs. 180 sec.), the surface terrain at the landing sites (flat vs. rocky) and the degree of difficulty presented for precision landing.
During the Space Elevator Games, more than 20 teams will face the challenge to use light to power a vehicle along a tether -- this year up about 50 meters, but eventually hundreds and thousands of miles.
- posted by Jim @ 14:02 EST