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Welcome to the new space race.
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Welcome to the new space race. +National Geographic goes in-depth on the #GLXP - visiting the people, and technologies, that are returning us to the Moon - in this article from the August 2017 issue!

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What does it take to drive on the Moon? A look at #GLXP team HAKUTO and their moon rover, SORATO - including some of the unusual materials put together to build it:

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The MX-1E moon "hopper" from Moon Express will fly from Earth orbit to the Moon, then attempt to land - before taking off again to fly 500m across the surface. Watch an animation:

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She faced a lot of obstacles - but that didn't stop Deepana from following her love of math, or joining TeamIndus's Moon mission. From Oscar-winning director Orlando von Einsiedel ("The White Helmets"):

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Why space? Why the Moon? Dr. Kazuya Yoshida of Japan's Hakuto gives his perspective on why mankind needs to keep exploring:

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Beer on the Moon could soon be a thing - for science, of course.

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Sometimes, a long journey can take you to unexpected destinations. Even the Moon.

Moon Express entrepreneur Naveen Jain explores his path in this episode of "Moon Shot", from producer J.J. Abrams:

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The challenge of a lifetime - building a mission to the Moon. And India's TeamIndus are taking it on:

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The story of #GLXP team SpaceIL, and the inspiring personal history of their Moon mission - from Oscar-winning director Orlando von Einsiedel ("The White Helmets"):

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Some awesome new technology for the Moon - and beyond. From #GLXP team Moon Express!
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