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GXLP News: ARCA Adds New Youth Team Member in Race to the Moon

4 Apr 2012, 12:32 UTC
GXLP News: ARCA Adds New Youth Team Member in Race to the Moon
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ARCA PR — The Technical Creation Center for Youth ( inventeaza.ro) – robotics and software center is the new partner of ARCA for the lunar probe project entered in the astronautics competition Google Lunar X Prize. The partnership means working together to develop the European Lunar Explorer probe (ELE), the European Lunar Lander lunar module and the carrier rocket.
The Google Lunar X Prize competition opens a new era of lunar exploration by offering a prize of $ 30 million to the private teams that will manage to land safely on the lunar surface and to place there a robot able to travel 500 m and to transmit video HD images and data to Earth.
“The partnership with the Technical Creation Center for Youth responds to ARCA’s need to collaborate with an organization specialized in robotics technology, which will provide the automation and programming for the European Lunar Explorer probe that ARCA entered in the Google Lunar X Prize competition. It is an advantage for our team to work with an organization that values passion and innovation. The collaboration with the Technical Creation Center for Youth will be very constructive, accelerating ARCA’s program for the Google Lunar X Prize and ...

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