Notice of Centennial Challenges-2009 Lunar Lander Challenge
This notice is issued in accordance with 42 U.S.C. 2451(314)(d). The 2009 Lunar Lander Challenge is now scheduled and teams that wish to compete may soon register (see contact information below). The NASA Centennial Challenges is a program of prize contests to stimulate innovation and competition in technologies of interest and value to NASA and the nation. The Lunar Lander Challenge is a prize competition designed to accelerate technology developments in reusable rocket-powered vehicles including vehicles capable of ferrying cargo or humans between lunar orbit and the lunar surface as well as future Earth launch vehicles or other rocket-powered vehicles. The Lunar Lander Challenge is administered for NASA by the X Prize Foundation. The prize purse is funded by NASA.