One of the teams competing for the $30 million Google Lunar X-Prize has signed a launch contract with China.


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The competition heats up: One of the teams competing for the $30 million Google Lunar X-Prize has signed a launch contract with China.

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  • Patrick Ritchie

    Interesting quote:

    Due to the ban of launching sensitive American technology onboard of Chinese launchers, the Spanish mission has been designed not to use any American components that may interfere with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

    Emphasis mine.

  • wade

    how convenient.

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