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U.S. Commercial Lander Capabilities

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NASA Selects Partners for U.S. Commercial Lander Capabilities

NASA announced Wednesday the selection of three U.S. companies to negotiate no-funds exchanged partnership agreements with the agency to advance lander capabilities that will enable delivery of payloads to the surface of the moon, as well as new science and exploration missions of interest to NASA and scientific and academic communities.

The selected companies are:

-- Astrobotic Technology, Inc., Pittsburgh

-- Masten Space Systems, Inc., Mojave, Calif.

-- Moon Express, Inc., Moffett Field, Calif.

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They should make use of the moons gravity and employ jumping robots. They could cover more ground in less time.

With a few variations maybe send kangaroos...

http://www.bloomberg.com/video/meet-the-jumping-bionic-kangaroo-robot-hCr7MUEQQVWXzkWo84oUUg.html

Or personally I would prefer grasshopper explorers...

jump, jump and awwwwaaaay.....

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They should make use of the moons gravity and employ jumping robots. They could cover more ground in less time.

They would still have to land first!!!

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True.

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True.

Then how about trying to post something that is on topic for a change. Read the title of the thread, it will give you a big clue.

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They should make use of the moons gravity and employ jumping robots. They could cover more ground in less time.

By the way shouldn't they:

feed the poor and house the homeless instead? Where is the humanity?

With a few variations maybe send kangaroos...

I really hope you are joking, surely nobody could be suggest that in all seriousness... although given some of your ideas it is difficult to tell.

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