Monday, August 27, 2007

Media Advisory for X PRIZE Cup

Here's a media advisory from the X PRIZE Foundation: Media Registration Open for 2007 Wirefly X PRIZE Cup and Holloman Air & Space Exposition. From the advisory:

"The schedule for this year’s Air and Rocket show will include:

• The Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge – a two-level, $2 million competition requiring a vehicle to simulate trips between the moon’s surface and lunar orbit. Nine teams are currently registered.

• The Double Vee – the only remaining aircraft to train Tuskegee airmen

• Wings of Blue and Red Bull skydivers

• F-22, F-117, F-16, F-15 and F-4 flyovers

• Aerobatic Demos

• WW II Airplanes and Heritage Flights

• 30 acres of ground displays featuring spaceships, Air Force aircraft, robots and rovers

Education and Media Day (Fri., Oct 26th)

highlights include: Educational activities and competitions for students; Astronaut talks and aircraft demo flights."

Journalists, mark your calendars!