Thursday, May 31, 2007

Fly Like a Butterfly?

While Armadillo Aerospace’s John Carmack isn’t exactly claming his lunar vehicle Pixel can “fly like a butterfly, sting like a bee,” he was doing some Ali-style bragging about the upcoming Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge, to be held at the Wirefly X Prize Cup, October 26 – 28 in Alamogordo and Las Cruces, New Mexico. At last week’s International Space Development Conference in Dallas, he told MSNBC’s Alan Boyle, “It will take very bad luck for us not to win.” At present, nine teams have applied to compete.


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