Armadillo Wins Lunar Lander Challenge Level 1, Crashes On 2

John Carmack's Armadillo Aerospace has won the $350,000 Level One X-Prize Lunar Lander Challenge. As this video shows, their spaceship blasted off the designated area, got up to 150 feet, and then hovered for 90 seconds at that altitude to land with absolute precision on a pad 150 feet away. And they did it twice.… » 10/27/08 7:37pm 10/27/08 7:37pm