Astrobotic Technology Annouces Lunar Mission On SpaceX Falcon 9

Pittsburgh PA (SPX) Feb 09, 2011 Astrobotic Technology has announced it has signed a contract with SpaceX to launch Astrobotic’s robotic payload to the Moon on a Falcon 9. The expedition will search for water and deliver payloads, with the robot narrating its adventure while sending 3D video. The mission could launch as soon as December 2013. The Falcon 9 upper stage will sling Astrobotic on a four-day cruise to the Moon.


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