Armadillo Aerospace

John Carmack (of Doom fame) has packed together his own team of top men in Texas – Armadillo Aerospace. They were the only qualifier for the Lunar Lander Challenge X Prize a few days ago. They didn’t succeed, but as a tribute to their gumption, Wohba brings you these videos of their past successes (and failures.) Just wait ’till next year.

2006 X Prize Qualification Hover
2005 X Prize Free Hover
48 Inch Rocket Crash
Perfect Take-off and Landing

Here is the story on Yahoo. Feels like the future.

Previous related Wohba links:
Shuttle Booster Cam
Learning to Fly

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