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Prof. Saadia Pekkanen on Asia’s race for Google’s $20 Million “Moon Shot” | Forbes Magazine

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September 1, 2016

Jackson School Professor Saadia Pekkanen explores in her recent Forbes column the Asian race for wining Google’s prestigious lunar X Prize competition, a challenge designed to inspire engineers, entrepreneurs and innovators from around the world to develop low-cost methods of robotic space exploration.

Asia’s proven track record in outer space affairs have lured space entrepreneurs in India, Japan and Malaysia to form teams competing for the grand $20 million prize to develop a rover to land on the moon.

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