During the Barcelona Moon Team summit held in Madrid between the 6 and 8 of November, several meetings were held between the Chinese delegation and the Spanish teams. The technical meetings were held in CASA Espacio and we could visit their facilities in which the company produces the different structures of the Ariane 5 in […]
Barcelona Moon Team held its summit last week in Madrid for three days. It was the first time that our Chinese partners joined personally the Spanish teams to the technical meetings. The meetings held on Tuesday were dedicated to the launch coordination between the teams, including subjects such as the ground stations that will follow […]
Barcelona Moon Team summit starts today in Madrid and will last for three days. All the industrial partners are gathering these days to discuss the mission around the same table. Leaded by Galactic Suite, the mission promoter and leader, the meeting will welcome for the first time in Spain the delegation of the Chinese partners […]
A few days ago, Astrium GmbH announced that a European lunar lander and rover mission could be designed, built, launched and operated for six months on the lunar surface for 500 million euros ($650 million). So far, the mission a received a two-year contract from the European Space Agency (ESA) that ends in mid-November, and […]
SpaceX successfully completed its second mission to the International Space Station on Sunday when the Dragon spacecraft splashed down in the Pacific with more than 1,600 pounds of cargo. The mission was the first of 12 scheduled flights to the ISS under a NASA contract that has SpaceX delivering cargo through 2016. Space X is […]
Barcelona Moon Team congratulates Felix Blaumgartner and all the Red Bull Stratos team that amazed all of us last week. On Sunday 14th October, Felix Baumgartner jumped out of a balloon 39 kilometers above the planet, breaking the speed of sound and a few world records: the highest balloon flight, the highest dive jump, being […]
Barcelona Moon Team, attended the European Planetary Science Congress held in Madrid 23rd-28th of September 2012. The intention of the Congress was “to cover a broad area of science topics related to planetary science and planetary missions. The program of the congress contained oral and poster sessions, and emphasized workshops and panel discussions in order […]
What a sad news we got at the end of the summer break, when we learned that Neil Armstrong passed away. It died the man and his small daily step, but his giant leap and his figure, already as a symbol of an era, will last forever. We all share the enthusiasm that he and […]
This summer 2012 Barcelona Moon Team has been having fun launching water rockets.
Barcelona Moon Team will be the first among 25 teams worldwide to attempt winning the $30 million Google Lunar X PRIZE The Barcelona-based company, Galactic Suite, leading the industrial conglomerate, Barcelona Moon Team, announced it has signed a launch service contract for a Chinese rocket that will carry the Spanish robot to the Moon in […]
Barcelona Moon Team members from the University of Alcalá, in Madrid, where presenting yesterday the status of the OBDH designs and performed a demonstration of the system at the National Institute of Aerospace Technology INTA facilites. The core team also met in a new plenary meeting before the summer break.
The first cartoon produced in cooperation with the Barcelona Moon Team is already under edition. The cartoon is produced by the National Television of Catalonia for the popular children program “Una mà de contes”. The cartoon explains the dream of a child to go to the Moon and the idea of his father to write […]