Photos: Chasing the X Prize Cup

Photos: Chasing the X Prize Cup

Summary: Three competitions with $2.5 million in prizes for future space technology highlight this year's Wirefly X Prize Cup.

TOPICS: Telcos

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  • Turbocrawler

    The German Turbocrawler team's platform inches higher.

  • Cell repair

    The Space Miners had to repair their voltaic cell array after four cells burned out during the qualifications.

    For more information about the Space Elevator competition check out blogs from Space Elevator 2010.

  • Lunar Lander Challenge

    For the Vertical Rocket Challenge, vehicles are required lift off to 150 feet above the ground and hover for 90 seconds before landing on a smooth surface 100 meters away. Three teams will compete for the $500,000 prize.

Topic: Telcos

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