Youtube celebrity Joe Penna, better known as the Mystery Guitar Man, typically produces comedic music videos for his 2.8 million subscribers. This week, Penna — a self-described space nerd — decided to break the mold of his recent uploads by producing a feature on Penn State’s Lunar Lion, the university’s entry in the $20 million Google Lunar X Prize competition.
These Penn State college kids are trying to land on the Moon! How amazing! http://t.co/GAknA5GtNn
— MysteryGuitarMan (@MysteryGuitarM) January 21, 2014
In his Youtube feature on the Lunar Lion, Penna takes an in-depth look at the Lunar Lion launch vehicle design, its rocket engines, and the team’s recently launched $400,000 crowdfunding campaign. Check it out for yourself, for a sneak peek into what Penn State might look like on the moon: