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Moon Express Approved for Private Lunar Landing in 2017, a Space First

Moon Express Approved for Private Lunar Landing in 2017, a Space First

( Moon Express Approved for Private Lunar Landing in 2017, a Space First )

– For the first time ever, a private company has permission to land on the moon.The U.S. government has officially approved the planned 2017 robotic lunar landing of Florida-based Moon Express, which aims to fly commercial missions to Earth’s nearest neighbor and help exploit its resources, company representatives announced today (Aug. 3).”This is not only a milestone, but really a threshold for the entire commercial space industry,” Moon Express co-founder and CEO Bob Richards told Space.com.
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US Government Approves Plan For Moon Express To Become First Private Company To Venture Beyond

US Government Approves Plan For Moon Express To Become First Private Company To Venture Beyond

( US Government Approves Plan For Moon Express To Become First Private Company To Venture Beyond )

– Today, Moon Express receives the green light for pursuing its 2017 lunar mission following in depth consultations with the FAA, the White House, the State Department, NASA and other federal agencies.”The Moon Express 2017 mission approval is a landmark decision by the U.S government and a pathfinder for private sector commercial missions beyond the Earth’s orbit,” remarks co-founder & CEO, Bob Richards.”We are now free to set sail as explorers to Earth’s eighth continent, the Moon, seeking new knowledge and resources to expand Earth’s economic sphere for the benefit of all humanity.”
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Moon Express cleared for lunar landing

Moon Express cleared for lunar landing

( Moon Express cleared for lunar landing )

– Image copyright CCTV Image caption China’s Jade Rabbit was the most recent visitor to the moon in 2013Moon Express has become the first private firm to win US approval for an unmanned mission to the moon.The two-week mission was given the go-ahead by the Federal Aviation Administration’s Office of Commercial Space Transportation.The plan is to send a suitcase-sized lander to the moon in late 2017.
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Moon Express Approved For First Commercial Launch, Naveen Jain Sees Trillion-Dollar Opportunity

Moon Express Approved For First Commercial Launch, Naveen Jain Sees Trillion-Dollar Opportunity

( Moon Express Approved For First Commercial Launch, Naveen Jain Sees Trillion-Dollar Opportunity )

– Moon Express, a private company co-founded and funded by billionaire entrepreneur Naveen Jain, has been approved for a mission to the moon.For the first in history, the U.S. government will allow a commercial venture to travel and explore beyond Earth’s orbit.By next year, California-based Moon Express hopes to fly a commercial mission to the lunar surface and look for valuable resources that could be utilized on our planet.
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In one small step for space business, Moon Express is cleared for lunar mission

In one small step for space business, Moon Express is cleared for lunar mission

( In one small step for space business, Moon Express is cleared for lunar mission )

– Lunar exploration and mining firm Moon Express has become the first private company to receive government approval to land on the moon, possibly providing another boost for the commercial space industry.Armed with the go-ahead from the Federal Aviation Administration, the Cape Canaveral, Fla., company plans to launch its unmanned MX-1 lunar lander next year.Previously, only national government agencies have launched missions beyond Earth orbit.
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