We are excited to announce that our Lab2Moon mission proposal has now been selected as a top 10 finalist out of over 3000 original design proposals!
Our team is hard at work preparing our final prototype for the March 13th presentation in Bangalore where we will be vying for the single launch slot aboard TeamIndus' lunar lander.
We hope that you will continue to follow along and support us as we move closer to our goal of putting cyanobacteria on the moon!
Our team had the opportunity to meet today with an expert on cyanobacteria, Dr. Ferran Garcia-Pichel.
The goal of our Lab2Moon experiment is to put these robust bacteria on the lunar surface and observe photosynthesis on another world for the first time! Stay tuned as we work towards our upcoming payload design reviews.
TeamIndus is going to the Moon in 2017, and our Lab2Moon team is a finalist to go with them! Read more about TeamIndus' plan to win the Google Lunar XPrize here.
ASU and CUTN have partnered together to form TeamIndus' Lab2Moon competition's only international team. Despite the challenges of managing this international project, ASU and CUTN's Lab2Moon team has been selected from 3000 project submissions as a top 25 finalist.
Lab2Moon is an interdisciplinary team located at two institutions, Arizona State University in the United States and Central University of TamilNadu in India. Join us on our first steps toward human colonization of another world.