The X-Prize Foundation has announced a partnership with Holloman Air Force Base to produce a bigger and better X Prize Cup this year. They press release mentions an 8 fold increase in competing teams and spectators. The event this year will take place October 24-28th. There will be at least 8 teams competing for the Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge which should be very exciting and entertaining.
Wirefly X PRIZE CUP:
— Oct. 24 & 25: Int’l Symposium for Personal Spaceflight
Farm & Ranch Museum; Las Cruces, N.M.
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
— Oct. 26: Education / Media Day (open to schools and media only)
Holloman AFB; Time: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
— Oct. 27 & 28: Air & Space Show; (free and open to the public)
Holloman AFB Air and Space Show;
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. /
Gates open at 8:00 a.m.