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Private Lunar Lander – Reflections on SpaceIL Mission

In September 2007, I was joined on stage by Larry Page, Buzz Aldrin, and the deputy administrator of NASA to announce a $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE. The challenge we set was for a private team to build and launch a vehicle that could fly and land on the Moon, send back photos and videos, rove half a kilometer, and send back more photos and videos. Here is a throwback video to the[…]

GOOD LUCK! Private Lunar Lander -- SpaceIL XPRIZE Team

Today is a great day for innovators, entrepreneurs and dreamers. Today, April 11th, the Israeli SpaceIL spacecraft calledBeresheet (which means ‘Genesis’) will attempt to land on the Moon’s surface in the Sea of Serenity around 9:45pm(Israel Time)… 11:45am PT / 2:45pm ET. Only the U.S., Soviet Union and China have ever accomplished this feat.  SpaceIL will be the first private lander ever! […]

Abundance Insider: April 5th, 2019

In this week's Abundance Insider: Barista bots, ultrafast phone charging, and disposable delivery drones. Cheers, Peter, Marissa, Kelley, Greg, Bri, Jarom, Joseph, Derek, Jason, Claire and Max P.S. Send any tips to our team by clicking here, and send your friends and family to this link to subscribe to Abundance Insider. P.P.S. Want to learn more about exponential technologies and hone in on your[…]

Abundance Insider: March 30th, 2019

In this week's Abundance Insider: Record-breaking CRISPR engineering, apple-harvesting robots, and an advanced prosthetics hand. Cheers, Peter, Marissa, Kelley, Greg, Bri, Jarom, Joseph, Derek, Jason, Claire and Max P.S. Send any tips to our team by clicking here, and send your friends and family to this link to subscribe to Abundance Insider. P.P.S. Want to learn more about exponential[…]

Moonshots, Grit & Virgin Galactic’s Spaceflight

Moonshots are hard.

Abundance Insider: June 29, 2018 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Pain-sensing e-skin, expert-level AI debaters, and the first robotic eye surgery. Cheers, Peter, Marissa, Kelley, Greg, AJ, Bri, Jarom, Jason, Claire and Max P.S. Send any tips to our team by clicking here, and send your friends and family to this link to subscribe to Abundance Insider. AI Bots Trained for 180 Years a Day to Beat Humans at DOTA 2 What it[…]

Podcast Episode 41: The Next Gold Rush is in Space

Episode 41: The Next Gold Rush is in Space September 8, 2017 Peter and Dan discuss entrepreneurial commercial space. Why is this happening now? Which companies are the most exciting to watch?

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