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Moon Shot | Episode 7 | Israel: Space IL

One of the last teams to enter the GLXP, SpaceIL was co-founded by Yariv Bash, whose grandfather’s life was tragically altered by the Holocaust. Inspired by his grandfather’s work as an engineer, Bash hopes SpaceIL’s efforts to build cool new technology will encourage others, including his young son, to improve the world for future generations. […]

Moon Shot | Episode 6 | Cape Canaveral: Moon Express

When Naveen Jain moved from India to the U.S., he was a poor university student with an uncertain future and a hunch that anything is possible. Decades later, after becoming a successful Internet entrepreneur, he co-founded Moon Express to help find a solution to the world’s energy crisis. Episode Six of Moon Shot, a documentary […]

Moon Shot | Episode 5 | Japan: Hakuto

When the 2011 tsunami decimated Japan’s Pacific coast, robotics Professor Kazuya Yoshida and his family were lucky to escape harm’s way. Understanding that it’s only a matter of time before an even greater natural disaster strikes, the professor wants his rovers to explore the lunar caves, which could provide a suitable location for future human […]

Moon Shot | Episode 4 | Canada: Team Plan B

Alex Dobrianski emigrated from the Ukraine to Vancouver to build a better life for his wife Luda and their three children. Twenty years later, after launching a career in IT, he staked his retirement money on the GLXP and recruited his son Sergei to help him pursue his lifelong passion for aerospace, which Alex had […]

Moon Shot | Episode 3 | India: Team Indus

Deepana Gandhi dreamed of a career in math/science, but she grew up in rural India where women aren’t typically afforded the same opportunities as men. After struggling to find a job, Deepana eventually landed at Indus in Bangalore, where she works on the equations necessary for navigating to the moon. Episode Three of Moon Shot, […]

Moon Shot | Episode 2 | Germany: Part-Time Scientists

Founded by an ad hoc group of part-timers, this Berlin-based GLXP team plans to open source its mission data. Team leader Robert Böhme, who was raised in the former East Germany, says the free exchange of information is ultimately more important than money. Episode Two of Moon Shot, a documentary from Academy Award®-winning director Orlando […]

Moon Shot | Episode 1 | Pittsburgh: Astrobotic

Legendary roboticist Red Whittaker is a professor who splits his time between teaching future engineers at Carnegie Mellon and owning/operating a working cattle farm in rural Pennsylvania. With a crack team of former students, he co-founded Astrobotic because he believes robots are the best solution for exploring remote, harsh environments — from nuclear disaster zones […]

Moon Shot | Official Trailer | Google Lunar XPRIZE

Academy Award®-winning director Orlando von Einsiedel, Executive Producer J.J. Abrams, Bad Robot and Epic Digital have joined forces with Google and XPRIZE to create a documentary web series about the people competing for the Google Lunar XPRIZE (). The Google Lunar XPRIZE is the largest prize competition of all time with a reward of $30 […]

Gabriela Leon | Nanotechnology to the health service | SingularityU Mexico Summit

Gabriela is co-founder and general director of GRESMEX, S.A. DE C.V. Mexican, wife and mother of two children, Gabriela is an entrepreneur and innovator Industrial Biochemical Engineering by the UAM with many recognitions and important participations within the innovation ecosystem: • Leading the research, development and commercialization of a new nanotechnological antimicrobial ingredient in the […]

The Future of 3D Printing with Scott Summit | Singularity University

Scott Summit explains the current state and future potential of 3D printing (also known as rapid prototyping) technology. Subscribe: Connect with Singularity University: Website: http://singularityu.org Singularity Hub: http://singularityhub.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/singularityu Twitter: https://twitter.com/singularityu Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/singularity-university About Singularity University: Singularity University is a benefit corporation headquartered at NASA’s research campus in Silicon Valley. We provide educational programs, […]

Peter Diamandis and The Best Way to Predict The Future | Singularity University

Peter Diamandis, Chairman and Co-Founder of Singularity University, discusses the best way to predict the future, and shares his personal philosophies on innovation and the commercial space industry. Flimed at Singularity University’s Executive Program, March 2010. Subscribe: Connect with Singularity University: Website: http://singularityu.org Singularity HUB:http://singularityhub.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/singularityu Twitter: https://twitter.com/singularityu Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/singularity-university Google+: https://plus.google.com/+singularityu About Singularity […]

Peter Diamandis | The Future Is Faster Than You Think | Global Summit 2018 | Singularity University

Peter Diamandis, Co-Founder & Chairman, Singularity University SU co-founder Peter Diamandis helps us to understand the abundant future he sees, leveraging moonshot and prize thinking, to solve some of our greatest challenges. https://su.org/gs Summits Subscribe: http://bit.ly/1Wq6gwm Connect with Singularity University: Website: http://su.org Hub: http://singularityhub.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/singularityu Twitter: https://twitter.com/singularityu Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/singularity-university About Singularity University: Singularity University […]

Cathie Woods – Investing in disruptive innovation | SingularityU ExFin South Africa Summit

We learnt from investment expert Catherine Wood, Founder and CEO at ARK Invest, as she discussed Investing in disruptive innovation at the Exponential Finance Summit. Digital Wallet Providers will be worth $700 Billion by 2023. How are you harnessing this potential? Subscribe: Connect with Singularity University: Website: http://su.org Blog: https://su.org/blog/ Hub: http://singularityhub.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/singularityu Twitter: […]

The TW4XP Team

Damien Somerset talks with Martin Möscheid from the TW4XP team. For more information: FOLLOW THE TEAM http://progressiveautoxprize.org/teams/k-waymotus Team Leader: Martin Möscheid Team Website: www.tw4xp.com/ Powertrain: Battery Electric Fuel Type: N/A Design: New Class: Alternative (Side by Side) VIDEO HOST Damien Somerset is a video blogger, environmentalist, and efficient vehicle enthusiast. Damien is very active in […]

Consumer Reports: Testing Advanced Technology Vehicles

Damien Somerset talks with David Champion, the Senior Director of Auto Testing for Consumer Reports, about the types of tests they’ve been running for the Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE and how the vehicles have been doing in those tests. For more information: VIDEO HOST Damien Somerset is a video blogger, environmentalist, and efficient vehicle […]

TW4XP – Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE

This innovative side- by-side two seat city car eschews a steering wheel for outstanding visibility and ease of entry/exit instead by using two control sticks and buttons to control the speed and direction of the car. A lightweight aluminum chassis and all-electric drive using high torque motor operating a wheel speed (no transmission or gear […]

The X-Tracer Team: Tandem Electric Vehicle

Damien Somerset talks with Jim Lorimer from the X-Tracer team about their unique tandem electric vehicle. For more information: FOLLOW THE TEAM http://progressiveautoxprize.org/teams/k-waymotus VIDEO HOST Damien Somerset is a video blogger, environmentalist, and efficient vehicle enthusiast. Damien is very active in both online media and environmental advocacy, and hopes to use both to help reshape […]

SU Global Summit 2019 | Investing in Disruptive Innovation | Cathie Wood

A seasoned venture capitalist offers insights from experience at the intersection of the inverted yield curve and disruption. Subscribe: Connect with Singularity University: Website: http://su.org Blog: https://su.org/blog/ Hub: http://singularityhub.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/singularityu Twitter: https://twitter.com/singularityu Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/singularity-university About Singularity University: Singularity University is a benefit corporation headquartered at NASA’s research campus in Silicon Valley. We provide educational […]