Effort to crowdfund a moon rocket lags as time runs short
An effort to crowdfund a moon rocket has until Sunday to raise most of the $1 million its founders say they need to kick the project off. The Moonspike initiative seeks to build a 22-ton, liquid-fueled rocket to launch a small spacecraft to the moon’s surface. As of Friday afternoon, the group had raised about $116,000. The venture’s co-founders are Kristian von Bengtson, who made his name as the lead spacecraft designer and flight director for...