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Astrobotic’s Bid for the Moon
The business plans for this commercial robotic services company are formalized and not contingent on winning Google's Lunar X Prize.
By James E. Gaskin


Astrobotic Technology Inc., a spin-out from the Field Robotics Center at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) by robot pioneer William “Red” Whittaker, aims for the moon, literally. The company plans to leverage the branding and experience resulting from winning Google’s Lunar X Prize competition to create a profitable, sustainable business.

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