CEO reveals when Moon Express will launch its 1st lunar mission, its next milestone and more


Moon Express founder and CEO Bob Richards wasn’t too disappointed when the Google Lunar Xprize contest ended without a winner.

After all, his Cape Canaveral-based commercial lunar company was built on the idea of reaching the moon and mining its resources, and Richards and his crew of more than 30 workers intend to do that whether or not there’s a contest.

Here, Richards gives an update on his commercial lunar company, its next major milestone and why the space industry is so fascinated by the moon: