It's all about the Moon today, given the Apollo 11 launch anniversary:
@Doug_Comstock - Innovations for Space Station research are being pursued through nine new Seed Fund public-private partnerships. http://tinyurl.com/mbo2lp
FY 09 Seed Fund Awards (PDF) - NASA.gov - Carnegie Mellon University , Lockheed Martin Corporation, and Astrobotic Technology get an award for "Thermal Management For Lunar Surface Systems".
http://twitter.com/mastenspace - RT: @wikkit: Masten Space Systems fall internship application deadline is in 10 days!
RT @wikkit: pic Ken Brown of @mastenspace loads LOX on XA0.1B rocket, WK2 touch&go in bg http://twitpic.com/al522
Masten Space flight 12 in #Mojave today was test of auto-land software, necessary step to get rid of the tether
RT @ikluft: Masten Space completed another vertical take-off/landing rocket tethered hover flight test in #mojave today, details coming
July 10, 2009 Beach Test - BFD (Big Freewheeling Digger) - I'm glad they clarified what the acronym stands for, because for a second there I thought ... anyway, I didn't know about the BFD site, so I didn't mention some posts in June:
Preparing for the 2009 Regolith Excavaction Challenge
2008 competition results
Spaceport America Installs Lunar Lander Launch Pads - Press Release from Spaceport America
Study Predicts $1.5 Billion Market for Commercial Lunar Services over Next Decade - The Launch Pad
Pomerantz - RT @Bob_Richards: Odyssey Moon is proud to welcome a powerhouse of new partners to its commercial lunar venture http://bit.ly/14Rmlf
OmegaEnvoy - Be sure not to miss tonight's @Spacevidcast with our very own @Jasontweets, 10pmEDT 2amUTC http://www.spacevidcast.com
New words for first Moon step win lunar meteorite - Space for All