About Us

Timeline

2010

  • Moon Express is founded.
  • Awarded data purchase contract and partnered with NASA.
  • Entered the Google Lunar XPRIZE.

2012

  • Worked with NASA to conduct first commercial flight demonstration on the Mighty Eagle Lander.

2013

  • Unveiled the innovative MX-1 lander.

2014

  • Selected by NASA as one of three industry partners to spur commercial cargo transportation capabilities to the surface of the Moon.
  • Successful test flights of MTV-1 lunar lander.

2015

  • Announced multi-launch contract with Rocket Lab USA.

2016

  • Reached agreement with the U.S. Air Force to license Cape Canaveral Launch Complexes 17 and 18.
  • Became the first private company authorized by the U.S. government under the requirements of the Outer Space Treaty to venture beyond Earth's orbit and land on the Moon.

2017

  • Expanded exploration architecture and goal to establish a permanent presence and lunar prospecting at the lunar south pole by 2020.
  • Lunar Scout MX-1 expedition launched.

Future Events

2018

  • Lunar Outpost MX-2 expedition launches to a “Peak of Eternal Light” at the Moon’s South Pole.

2019

  • International Lunar Observatory Association's ILO-1 expedition launches to the Moon's South Pole.

2020

  • Expedition “Harvest Moon” sets up permanent research outpost and returns first non-government lunar samples to Earth.