Astrobotic Technology is an American privately held company that is developing space robotics technology for lunar and planetary missions. It was founded in 2007 by Carnegie Mellon professor Red Whittaker and his associates, with the goal of winning the Google Lunar X Prize. The company is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The first launch of one of its spacecraft, the Peregrine lunar lander, is expected to take place in late 2022. On 11 June 2020, Astrobotic received a second contract for the Commercial Lunar Payload Services program. NASA will pay Astrobotic US$199.5 million to carry the VIPER rover. Astrobotic will take NASA's VIPER rover to the lunar surface in November 2024.

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Astrobotic announces plans for lunar power service.

NASA moon contractor Masten Space Systems acquired by Astrobotic

Astrobotic bids for Masten Space Systems assets

Astrobotic unveils Peregrine lunar lander that will fly to the moon this year (photos)

Pittsburg's Astrobotic unveils lunar lander as NASA officials descend on city for space exploration conference

Moonshot Museum to feature window into Astrobotic lunar lander work

There is a new Moon Museum!! The space robotics company, Astrobotic, in Pittsburgh, PA is building out a new, public museum featuring spacecrafts and moon goodies. It looks like you'll actually be able see the space robotics company building their lunar landers in real time, too!

SpaceX will launch Astrobotic lander to the moon with NASA's ice-sniffing VIPER rover