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Barcelona Moon Team’s other rovers

Barcelona Moon Team’s other rovers

While the four wheeled rover is the final choice for the Barcelona Moon Team rover, Galactic Suite Surface Operations along with the National Institute for Aerospace Technology have gone a long way analyzing and testing other mechanical options. We started with a 6 wheeled rover and progressively reduced its number of wheels to reduce the […]

Barcelona Moon Team and Galactic Suite Surface Operations staff

Barcelona Moon Team and Galactic Suite Surface Operations staff

Meet Carlos García, Galactic Suite Surface Operations’ manager, and responsible of the BMT lunar rover. Carlos is an industrial engineer by the Technical University of Catalonia, specialized in mechanical engineering. Carlos has long experience in systems integration, industrial automation and management. He worked in the automobile sector with automated guided vehicles, automobile security systems, manufacturing […]

What if you could mine the Moon?

What if you could mine the Moon?

Digital News BBC News BARCELONA MOON TEAM United Kingdom WHAT IF YOU COULD MINE THE MOON? […] “We know that there’s water on the Moon, which is a game-changer for the solar system. Water is rocket fuel. It also can support life and agriculture. So exploring the Moon commercially is a first step towards making […]

Barcelona Moon Team and EADS CASA Espacio staff

Barcelona Moon Team and EADS CASA Espacio staff

Meet some of the EADS CASA Espacio staff involved in the Barcelona Moon Team. CASA Espacio is the platform leader, responsible of the design, construction, AIT of the lunar lander for the BMT mission. With their expertise and the Chinese propulsion system provided by CGWIC, the team will achieve a completely ITAR free mission in […]

Barcelona Moon Team and GMV staff

Barcelona Moon Team and GMV staff

Please meet some of the GMV staff involved in the Barcelona Moon Team. GMV is the technical leader of the lunar mission. They perform all the mission analysis to define the mission and the mission architecture. GMV also develops all the GNC of the lander spacecraft during the trans lunar trajectory and during descent and […]

Barcelona Moon Team team leader at Altran Magazine

Barcelona Moon Team team leader at Altran Magazine

Barcelona Moon Team leader and Galactic Suite CEO, Xavier Claramunt, attended some weeks ago an interview, which is released now in the Altran Magazine in Spain. In the interview, Claramunt presents its view on the Spanish space sector, which will be deeply affected by the general crisis involving Spain last years: the Spanish budget at […]

Barcelona Moon Team and GS Easy Space: 40kg on the Moon at 54MEur

Barcelona Moon Team and GS Easy Space: 40kg on the Moon at 54MEur

Barcelona Moon Team is a challenging mission to land a space craft on the Moon and deploy a robotic rover to complete the goals of the Google Lunar X PRIZE competition and, eventually, win it. But this will not be the end of the road of the team involved; actually it will be just the […]

Barcelona Moon Team welcomes a new year

Barcelona Moon Team welcomes a new year

Dear friends and followers, Barcelona Moon Team starts a new year in the GLXP competition. As you know we registered in April 2010, about two and a half years ago. We have been one of the lasts to do it. Nevertheless since then we achieved significant milestones both in the technical and the management areas. […]

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

* 祝圣诞节快乐 * Glædelig Jul og Godt Nytår * Prettige feestdagen * كل عام وأنتم بخي * Hyvää Joulua ja Onnellista Uutta Vuotta * Joyeuses fêtes * Frohe Feiertage! * uoo”kZ dh ‘kqÒdkeuk;sa * Gleðilega hátíð * Buone Feste * メリー クリスマス * 즐거운 연휴 되시길 바랍니다. * Linksmų švenčių! * God Jul og Godt […]

Barcelona Moon Team and SPAII space education activities

Barcelona Moon Team and SPAII space education activities

Since 2010 Barcelona Moon Team supports and assists aerospace education and outreach activities developed in Barcelona and its region, Catalonia. Spaii Edutainment – SPAII is one organization strongly related with the BMT, with members of both organizations cooperating for the dissemination of science and technology in space within the Catalan society. SPAII is based in […]

Barcelona Moon Team and the European Robotics Week at GMV : 2nd Robotics Day

Barcelona Moon Team and the European Robotics Week at GMV : 2nd Robotics Day

Barcelona Moon Team’s technical leader for the mission analysis and GNC systems, the Spanish company GMV, organized the “2nd Robotics Day” on November 29th to promote and stimulate robotics at Europe-wide level. This event was designed and developed as part of European Robotics Week (26 November– 2 December, 2012) with over 200 robotics-related events planned […]

Barcelona Moon Team collaborates with the National Broadcasting company

Barcelona Moon Team collaborates with the National Broadcasting company

The first cartoon produced in cooperation with the Barcelona Moon Team was broadcasted during October on the National Television of Catalonia for the popular children program “Una mà de contes”. Barcelona Moon Team participated in the realization of this cartoon, which explains the dream of a child who wants to go to the Moon. In […]